About Us

We are leading provider in housing counseling and community development services.

Who we are

NID-HCA is a diverse network of advocacy groups and individuals, organizations, housing counselors, real estate professionals, community groups, civic organizations and faith-based organizations committed to ensuring fair housing opportunities for all in urban/minority communities throughout the country.

As an advocacy, communications, education and resource network, NID-HCA works to provide its partners and the communities they serve with information to assist them in their advocacy efforts to address issues ranging from increasing access to quality housing and mortgage products and eliminating housing disparities.


Since 1985 NID-Housing Counseling Agency has been a leading provider in housing counseling and community development services. We are proud to announce 25 years of experience in:

Client Services

Partner Relationships

Program Accountability


In 1947 The National Association of Real Estate Brokers was founded by African America real estate professionals out of a need to secure the right to equal housing opportunities regardless of race, creed or color.

For more than 60 years NAREB has participated in meaningful housing and economic development challenges. In 1985 Thom L. Holmes, was President of the minority real estate association and co-founded the NAREB-Investment Division to level the playing field of disparate access to economic development and housing related opportunities with a focus on minority and urban communities.

Presently, NID national serve a wide range of social and economical client base. The vision of NID-HCA is to provide housing related counseling to all persons and entities with housing and community development needs.

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We Specialize in providing in-person counseling in your community.

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  • Our goal is to improve the quality of life

    We will accomplish this as partners, working together with our friends and neighbors. We will help our communities become places where families can live in safety, prosperity and harmony; places where the American dream of home ownership can flourish; places where fair, decent and affordable housing is a reality for all people.

  • We work with the best counselors

    The primary distinction between our counselors and others is this: Nearly all of our counselors are highly skilled real estate professionals whose knowledge and abilities are developed and refined through many years of practically applied real estate experience.

  • Our counselors live in the communities they serve

    NID offices are located in: Alabama, Arizona, California, Washington, D.C., Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Kentucky, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Maryland, Michigan, MissouriI, New Jersey, Nevada, Ohio, Pennysylvania, and Texas.

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Contact Details

  • National Office Headquarters
    NID-Housing Counseling Agency
    7677 Oakport Street, Suite 1030
    Oakland, CA 94621
  • 1-877-670-7360
  • 1-888-334-8325
  • nidnational@nidonline.org