Mortgage Foreclosure Prevention Counseling

QCAP provides mortgage foreclosure prevention counseling that is in-depth and tailored to each household’s specific needs. QCAP’s Homeownership staff work one-on-one with homeowners to assess their needs, educate them about their options and design a tailored housing plan. Homeowners receive support to carry out their plan, which may include any of the following: Advocating to lenders for loan modification agreements, assistance with building a sustainable household budget, and establishing a plan to secure alternative housing. Homeowners may call (617) 479-8181 x376 for more information.

First Time Home Buyer Education

Since 1991, QCAP has helped thousands of people realize their dream of owning a home through comprehensive First Time Home Buyer (FTHB) education. QCAP’s FTHB workshop takes place over the course of two sessions for a total of nine hours. They are held at various times throughout the year. Advanced registration is required and each participant is charged $30. Please see our calendar to the right for an upcoming QCAP workshop. To locate a home buyer workshop in other regions of Massachusetts, visit the Citizens’ Housing and Planning Association (CHAPA) website.

In addition to the in-person FTHB workshop, QCAP also offers an online version. “The Road Home” is an online course for those who desire the convenience of a self-paced course that can be completed almost entirely at home. After the online course is completed, a face-to-face session with a Homeownership Counselor lasting about one hour is required to obtain the certificate. The cost for the online FTHB workshop is $100. To register for “The Road Home” course, visit: https://qcap.ejoinme.org/QCAPRoadHomeFTHB. To request a required face-to-face follow-up session, please contact 617-479-8181 x315.

Graduates of QCAP’s FTHB workshops receive a certificate of completion and may qualify for a variety of mortgages through Massachusetts Housing Partnership or MassHousing as well as through conventional lending sources. QCAP also provides one-on-one counseling for potential First Time Homebuyers who are looking for more individualized assistance. Potential homeowners looking for this service may call (617) 479-8181 x 376 for further assistance.

Housing Rehabilitation Loan Programs

Norfolk County homeowners interested in housing rehabilitation and loan programs should contact NeighborWorks of Southern Massachusetts . Investor-owners may be eligible for loans at a low interest rate if they meet program criteria.

Contact Us

Susan Keenan
617-479-8181 x313

1509 Hancock Street, 3rd Floor
Quincy, MA 02169

Upcoming Events


QCAP is working with the City of Quincy to assist those affected by the March 2018 storm. Please contact us at 617-657-5320 to make an appointment. To make a donation, please visit www.quincystormrelief.com