Message from MHI Executive Director
I want to thank the Board of Directors for giving me this opportunity to serve as Executive Director of the Mississippi Homebuyer Education Center-Mississippi Housing Initiative (MHI). Our vision for the organization is to position it to address the various housing issues in our service area. This will require us to increase our counseling services throughout our service area of five (5) states, to preserve and restore individuals’ and families’ confidence in the American dream of homeownership and to develop new housing opportunities. To accomplish this vision, we will increase our collaboration with our partners, affiliates and staff.
The Mississippi Homebuyer Education Center-Mississippi Housing Initiative (MHI) is a regional financial intermediary covering the states of Mississippi, Alabama, Tennessee, Arkansas, and Louisiana.. We are dedicated to working with nonprofits, for profit developers, lenders and other housing related entities throughout our service area. The organization has received HUD Best Practice Awards for its curriculum, which has provided the quality, confidence and availability of homeownership counseling that allows lenders to provide more homeownership opportunities to first time homebuyers and others seeking to own a home.
MHI was established to help the mortgage industry better serve potential homebuyers-especially the first time homebuyer-by making quality homeownership education and counseling readily available. We provide our subgrantees and affiliates with: