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Community Action Center (CAC) of Whitman County:  //www.cacwhitman.com/
Community Action Center serves people in Whitman County, Washington.  CAC offers services from emergency and transitional housing, food bank, Section 8 rental vouchers, energy assistance, rental housing, new homes for sale (Self-Help), and weatherization services.  Community Action Center is a private non-profit 501(c)3 organization and is primarily funded by state, federal grants, and community donations.  Since 1988, CAC has been a source of support for moderate to low income people in Whitman County. Community Action Center is committed to reduce poverty, build strong independent families, and a better community.


The links below are provided for your convenience and information.    WE DO NOT ENDORSE OR SPONSOR ANY OF THE PROGRAMS OR SERVICES LISTED BELOW.

Homebuyers

Homebuyer Education - Both are on-line & free.  If you're thinking of purchasing a home, now or in the future, the information provided will help you make a wise choice when you're ready.

 www.mgichome.com     http://www.freddiemac.com/creditsmart/consumer_training.html

 

 

Free Credit Report is available once per year from each of the 3 credit bureaus (Equifax, Experian, & Transunion),  but does not contain your score.                   www.annualcreditreport.com.

 

Free Credit Report & Score:  https://www.creditkarma.com

Report & Score is provided by Transunion at no cost to you at anytime.  There are useful tools, articles, and credit simulators for you to use.  Do not click on any ads or pop-ups - only use the site for useful information.

 

Credit Repair:  www.ecreditadvisor.com

This company's focus is getting your credit score increased so you can qualify for a home mortgage.  They offer a free consultation and have several different programs depending on your score and circumstances.  The programs they offer are not free but they have payment plans.

 

Credit Counseling is available at Consumer Credit Counseling Center of Northern Idaho, www.cccsnid.org.   They are located at 1113 Main Street in Lewiston, Idaho.  Telephone (208) 746-0127 or 1-800-556-0127

 

Palouse Habitat for Humanity builds houses in partnership with families that cannot otherwise afford their own home.  Partner families help to build their home with Palouse Habitat volunteers and then buy it at cost with a 0% interest mortgage held by Palouse Habitat for Humanity.  See their website for qualifications and to see if they are accepting applications at www.palousehabitat.org

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Energy Efficiency, Conservation and Sustainability:

  • Energy Hog
    An educational site on energy efficiency and conservation for adults.

  • Alliance to Save Energy: http://www.ase.org/informed/tips/home
    A link to the Alliance to Save Energy which is a coalition of prominent business, government, environmental, and consumer leaders who promote the efficient use of energy worldwide to benefit consumers, the environment, economy, and national security. The Alliance is a nonprofit 501(c)3 organization.

  • Every Little Bit https://www.avistautilities.com/savings/Pages/default.aspx
    A site that is sponsored by Avista Utilities. This site offers valuable information and insight on energy efficiency, conservation, and energy rebates.

  • Go Green
    This web portal was launched in July 2008 to remind people to be mindful of and sensitive to the natural environment in our daily life. The main objective of the site is to increase the awareness of environmental issues that affect the future of the planet.

  • Green Living Tips
    A site that offers tips on how to live a greener more sustainable life.

  • ENERGY STAR
    ENERGY STAR is a joint program of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Department of Energy helping us all save money and protect the environment through energy efficient products and practices.

Interactive Site for Children on Energy Efficiency and Conservation

  • Energy Hog
    An educational site on energy efficiency and conservation for children K-8.

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