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Unity EDC is a HUD-approved Local Housing Counseling Agency (LHCA); and an IRS-Certified Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) Site, located in Prince George's County Maryland; with a mission to empower low and moderate income individuals and families in nearby communities to take control of their finances, increase their savings and build wealth for a better future.

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Address: 5801 Allentown Road Suite 309
Suitland, MD 20746
Email: Virginia.Callis@unityedc.org
Phone Number: 301-505-0331
Fax: 240-253-4270
Pre-purchase Education is provided to help 1st-time homeowners understand the homebuying process. Several studies have shown that 1st-time homebuyers who take at least a 8-hour HUD-approved education course that helps the better understand the home buying process have a lower rate of mortgage default, resulting in fewer foreclosures in communities..

Certified Foreclosure Prevention Counselors work dilengently with clients and their mortgage companies to obtain modifications and re-finance options for at-risk homeowners. Unity EDC has successfully helped millions fo dollars worth of homes from falling into foreclosure in nearby communities.

The VITA program educates and assists low and moderate income individuals and families with free tax preparation. Providing free tax preparation and educating these clients about low income tax credits; and affordable finance products is the first step in the journey to financial stability.

"We would like to take this opportunity to thank you for your assistance in helping us successfully obtain the modification of our home loan. You have worked patiently and diligently with us for the past two years and we are so grateful. The professional work performance and personal interaction that you have shown us has allowed us to believe that all things are possible." Couple 88 and 83 years, Fort Washington, MD

"Going through a legal separation and divorce has been one of the most difficult things I've had to experience. The household income changed and my mortgage company wasn't willing to accommodate me. But your staff worked very had with my mortgage company, a process at times woul be more challenging than I had imagine...Thank you for help in keeping my house, and for help in lowering my mortgage payment." Client in Capital Heights, MD

"Being desparate to save my home, I became a victim of a scam. Not only took my money, told me a bunch of lies, they disappeared out of sight, dissolving as if they had never existed in the first place. When I contacted Unity EDC, they immediately went to work, advising me on the process and status. I was a nervous wreck, sitting in their office, but they remained calm and even-kneeled, as they worked their magic. Although it is a non-profit organization, all of the Unity EDCs personnel work as if they are getting paid millions of dollars. Every day I awaken in my home, I give thanks to, and pray for those wonderful people who work so diligenly, and reach out to help those that are in despair and in need of a helping hand in times of crisis. Client, Clinton, MD