Mission: Neighborhood Housing Services of the Lehigh Valley’s mission is to increase the financial stability of families and individuals by providing programs and services that create and preserve opportunities for homeownership and decent, safe and affordable housing.

Vision: Neighborhood Housing Services of the Lehigh Valley believes that homeownership is important to fulfilling the American dream.  Through the creation of partnerships, we provide housing related financial and educational services that advance homeownership and community revitalization.



History of NHS

NHS was established in 1981 by a group of residents who wanted to stimulate revitalization in the Allentown community. Originally called Allentown Neighborhood Housing Services, Inc., the agency provided housing rehabilitation services to home owners through a revolving loan fund in order to improve and preserve residential structures. The agency also worked to build a […]

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Board Of Directors

  Officers President – Howard Lieberman, Managing Member, Business & Community Financing Solutions Vice President, Robert Cimerol, First United Land Transfer, Inc Treasurer, Carlos Lopez, Board Member, Lehigh Valley Dual Language Charter School Secretary – Patty Scheirer, Realtor, Weichert Realtors Directors Kay Bock, Home Loan Consultant, Univest Bank and Trust Co Jared J. McLaughlin, Market Leader, BB&T […]

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Lehigh Valley Demographics

People QuickFacts Lehigh County Northampton County  Pennsylvania Population, 2013 estimate 355,092 299,791 12,773,801 Population, 2010 (April 1) estimates base 349,497 297,735 12,702,379 Population, percent change, April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2013 1.6% 0.7% 0.6% Population, 2010 349,497 297,735 12,702,379 Persons under 5 years, percent, 2013 5.9% 5.0% 5.6% Persons under 18 years, percent, 2013 […]

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Important Links

National Industry Standards for Homeownership Education and Counseling – www.homeownershipstandards.org A set of guidelines for quality homeownership and counseling services.  Industry professionals who adopt these standards can be trusted to provide consistent, high quality advice. U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development – www.hud.gov  HUD’s mission is to create strong, sustainable, inclusive communities and quality […]

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