In June ESOP was represented at The White House for the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development's event "Dare to Own the Dream" celebrating individuals and families who achieved the dream of homeownership through housing counseling.

Read an overview of the program and the story highlighting ESOP's client Ciara. She attended ESOP's homebuyer education class, worked with our housing counselor to build up her finances, and used ESOP Realty, Inc. to shop for and purchasea home. Ciara is purchasing a home renovated by our partner the Cuyahoga Land Bank and received the county's down payment assistance through Neighborhood Housing Services of Greater Cleveland.  Homeownership is possible for people of all income levels. ESOP can help you achieve it!