Buying a Home
Owning a home is a dream of many Americans. For people with disabilities, owning a home allows you to live in a neighborhood of your choice, live independently, and build a secure future. The primary goal of the Missouri Inclusive Housing Development Corporation (Mohousing.com) is to assist you in purchasing a home that meets your needs and help you invest in your future.
Finding and buying a home is a challenging process for everyone. Mohousing is working with realtors in Missouri to identify potential properties that are accessible and functional for persons with disabilities. As the housing market for accessible housing grows, all persons with disabilities will have more options to find the home of their dreams.
You are not alone! MoHousing provides information and personal assistance in your journey to buy a home. You can talk personally to someone who is knowledgeable about housing options in Missouri who can assist you in buying a home.
Please use the links below to find specific information about housing in Missouri. MoHousing does not endores any of these sites, but rather provides them as a service to aid you as you customize your search. Feel free to contact us at mohousing.com or call us toll free at 1-855-444-5100.
A Home of Your Own Guide: A publication with a broad range of information provided by The National Home of Your Own Alliance.
SocialServe.com: This website provides an online housing locator, a customer service option, disaster relocation, special needs housing, as well as many other features.
Realtor.com: Realtor.com is a comprehensive listing of homes available for purchase. Homes are listed by location and provide pictures and descriptions of each property. A full listing of homes for sale in Missouri is available with contact information for realtors.
Hud.com - Buying a Home: Developed by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), this site provides information on a variety of topics regarding home ownership. It will take you step-by-step through all the considerations of home ownership from start to finish. Just a few of them include:
Buying vs. Renting:This calculator helps you determine if buying or renting is the best option for you.
Choosing a real estate agent: There are many real estate firms and agents from which to choose. This site provides you with the information you need to make a good choice in agents that meet your specific needs and will work closely with you to assist you in buying a home.
Home shopping checklist: This checklist provides information to consider when searching for a home. It gives you a quick reference of important items to consider before buying a home.
Homes for sale: This site lists homes for sale in Missouri through HUD.
Missouri Department of Mental Health Housing Team: The mission of the Department of Mental Health's Housing Unit is to assist Missourians challenged by mental illnesses, substance abuse/addictions, and developmental disabilities in obtaining and maintaining safe, decent and affordable housing options that best meet their individual and family needs.
Creative Housing Solution: George Braddock is an expert in the field of specialized construction that provides personalized support for individuals with specialized behavioral, medical, and mobility needs. An author as well as consultant, Mr. Braddock's firm, Creative Housing Solutions, provides insight into this area of specialty constructions.
Housemate Compatibility Survey : This tool may help you determine whether your interests might be compatible with those of a housemate. Sharing expenses will often make quality housing affordable.