First-time Homebuyer Counseling in Rahway area

April 19, 2019

RSI Bank makes $25,000 donation to support free housing counseling in Rahway, NJ area

RSI Bank recently made a grant of $25,000 to New Jersey Citizen Action (NJCA), a statewide HUD-certified housing counseling agency, to support free first-time homebuyer counseling and education, credit counseling, and foreclosure prevention counseling. RSI Bank provides meeting space to NJ Citizen Action at its Saint George Avenue branch so these important services may be provided to residents of Rahway and the surrounding areas. NJCA’s housing counseling services are available in Rahway by appointment. For more information, complete the application online at, or call NJCA at 973-643-8800.

Counseling Services
New Jersey Citizen Action offers free in-person housing counseling for low- and moderate-income individuals with various financial goals and objectives such as reducing debt, preventing foreclosure, or purchasing a home in New Jersey. Loan counseling services cover pre-purchase counseling for first-time homebuyers, general credit counseling, home improvement counseling, foreclosure prevention counseling, and counseling for victims of predatory lending.  All services are available in English and Spanish.

First-time Homebuyer Seminars
RSI Bank and NJ Citizen Action have teamed up to present free seminars for first-time homebuyers in the Rahway area. Topics include an introduction to the homebuying process, Fair Housing and consumer financial protections, and avoiding predatory lending.

The next Free Homebuying Seminar will be held on May 15, 2019, 6:30 PM at RSI Bank, located at 1500 Irving Street, Rahway, NJ 07065. To register, call NJCA at 973-643-8800, x210.

Pictured below: Donald Godfrey, EVP and Chief Lending Officer, presents a donation check for $25,000 to Bonita Holmes of New Jersey Citizen Action.

A man in a business suit is standing next to a woman. They are holding a donation check for $25,000.