News & Events

U.S. Treasury Awards $1.25 Billion to CDFIs to Support Economic Relief in Underserved Communities Affected by COVID-19

Announcement Made by Vice President Harris Alongside Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen, U.S. Senator Mark Warner, and U.S. Representative Maxine Waters WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of the Treasury today awarded $1.25 billion in COVID-19 relief funds to 863 community development financial institutions (CDFIs). The awards were announced today by Vice President Kamala Harris at the […]

My Life Home Repair & Debt Consolidation Assistance Program

Neighborhood Housing Services of Greater Berks (NHSGBI) now offers Home Repair and Debt Consolidation Assistance Second Mortgage Program for qualified low to moderate income residents of PA. Here are some details! 105% or lower of the Area Medium Income as assigned by 2021 HUD chart. Funds may be used for any purpose within home repairs and […]

We Are Certified!

We are officially certified by the Office of Housing Counseling (OHC)! ALL of our housing counselors have passed the housing counseling certification exam and are now HUD certified housing counselors in compliance with the Housing Counselor Certification Final Rule. Read more about this wonderful accomplishment below!  

We’re making an impact in our community!

Here’s the impact we’ve humbly made within our community with our continued mission to facilitate and provide affordable housing programs and initiatives.

A New Experience When You Call!

In our effort to better serve you and provide a quality customer experience, we’ve upgraded our greetings! Check them out and let us know what you think! AND, better yet, give us a call today to find out how we can help with our home buying class that’s absolutely FREE!

Account & Payment Portal Now LIVE!

It brings us great pleasure to announce that our Web Portal is now live! Go HERE to view your account information and make payments 24/7!   To access your account, you’ll need two things: Your loan number (in your statements that were mailed in December of 2020) and, A PIN number, which is the last […]

Score A Better Future FREE Virtual Event!

We’re excited to partner with FICO to help consumers improve their understanding of FICO Scores & their overall financial health. Join us on January 12th at 12 pm EST from the comfort of your home for a free virtual community focused event on credit. Prior to the event, you can schedule time with a credit […]

NHS of Greater Berks passed its recent HUD audit

We are pleased to inform you that we will continue to participate in the HUD Housing Counseling Program! Carmen Labrador, the Counseling Supervisor at our agency was among those nominated for the PHFA Adding Wings to the Vision Award. Great job Carmen!

2020 5k Run for Shelter Sponsors needed

We are SO EXCITED to announce our 2nd Annual 5K Run for Shelter! The Reading-Berks Association of REALTORS® is proud to work together with Habitat for Humanity of Berks County and Neighborhood Housing Services of Greater Berks, Inc. TOGETHER we strive to increase neighborhood revitalization, create additional housing opportunities, and restore hope for deserving families’ […]

Summary and Analysis of Federal CARES Act Eviction Moratorium

Click here to download this information Summary and Analysis of Federal CARES Act Eviction Moratorium On March 27, 2020, the president signed the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (“CARES Act”) into law. The law includes important, immediate protections for tenants and homeowners. The federal eviction moratorium for tenants living in certain types of […]