Resources & Links

Information for Homebuyers

Homebuyer Counseling Agencies a list of agencies that can provide free counseling, classes and help in buying a home.

Westmoreland Housing Counseling & Money Management Center offers the training, support and resources to help families own their own home in Westmoreland County.  Graduates of this program who meet qualifying guidelines are eligible to purchase one of the homes constructed through the Neighborhood Revitalization program.

Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity (US Department of Housing and Urban Development) Questions and Answers about Buying a Home from HUD.

Westmoreland County Fair Housing Guide educates Westmoreland County residents about their rights and responsibilities under the Fair Housing Act.

The Mortgage Professor's Website, including mortgage information and calculators.

National Association of Realtors offers an field guide of links, consumer tips, and statistics on various first-time home buying topics. provides tips for first-time homebuyers

US Department of Housing and Urban Development has 100 questions and answers related to buying a new home.

PA Housing Search - find rental housing and homes for sale throughout Pennsylvania.

USDA Single Family Housing Repair Loans and Grants

USDA Rural Housing Direct Loans

Information for Home Renters

U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Affordable Apartment Search  

Chambers of Commerce

Latrobe Area Chamber of Commerce 
Laurel Highlands Chamber of Commerce  
Norwin Chamber of Commerce  

Westmoreland Chamber of Commerce

Westmoreland County Housing

Westmoreland County Housing Authority

Westmoreland Community Action

Private Industry Council

Westmoreland County Department of Planning and Development

Community Links

Get Help at United Way of Westmoreland County

His Food Ministry

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The 1968 Fair Housing Act, as amended, prohibits discrimination in the sale, rental, and financing of dwellings, and in other housing-related transactions, based on race, color, national origin, religion, sex, familial status (including children under the age of 18 living with parents of legal custodians, pregnant women, and people securing custody of children under the age of 18), and handicap (disability).
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