R.E.A.C.H.


2nd of March 2021

Rental and Mortgage Assistance Program

Real Estate Education and Community Housing (R.E.A.C.H.) began round two of its Hillsborough County COVID Fund Program in partnership with Hillsborough County. This program is designed to assist residents of Unincorporated Hillsborough County, Temple Terrace, and Plant City with their rent or mortgage if they have been impacted by COVID-19. The program runs from February 5, […]


22nd of February 2021

CRA Virtual Summit21

On February 25th, The Community Reinvestment Alliance of South Florida will bring together experts and industry leaders in the fields of Community Outreach, Housing, Climate, Social Justice and more.   The summit will feature three special guest speakers. Retired Miami Heat player and Founder of the Mourning Family Foundation, Alonzo Mourning, Richard Rothstein, Distinguished Fellow […]


3rd of February 2021

Our Recent News

FEB. 2021, Issue 1 Celebrating our 15th anniversary Real Estate Education and Community Housing, Inc (R.E.A.C.H.) is celebrating its 15th anniversary! Over the course of the past 15 years, R.E.A.C.H. has assisted hundreds of first time homebuyers all over the state of Florida achieve the American dream of homeownership. R.E.A.C.H. has grown from just one […]


20th of November 2020

Free First Time Homebuyer Workshop

Find out how you can qualify for down payment and/or closing cost assistance English and Spanish Classes available See coming events for dates and times When preparing to buy your first home, it’s important to plan ahead so you can manage your finances and be a successful homeowner. Our Home Buyer Education course will help […]


23rd of October 2020

Free First Time Homebuyer Virtual Workshop

Find out how you can qualify for down payment and/or closing cost assistance English and Spanish Classes available See coming events for dates and times When preparing to buy your first home, it’s important to plan ahead so you can manage your finances and be a successful homeowner. Our Home Buyer Education course will help […]


19th of June 2020

In This Time We Need To Show Empathy

Empathy The Following was contributed by Katherine Orgill of R.E.A.C.H. : Henry David Thoreau says, “could a greater miracle take place than for us to look through each other’s eyes for an instant?” The year 2020 has without a doubt been filled with several unexpected events and painful situations. In times like these, it is not […]


25th of November 2019

REACH Holds it’s First Spanish Home Ownership Event in Tampa

On Saturday Nov. 16, 2019 REACH held it’s first Spanish Language Home Ownership Event in Tampa. Monica Matthews and Carmen Lightbrown spoke with an assist from Mayra Ferreira. REACH CEO Patricia Tracey was also in attendance.


11th of August 2019

R.E.A.C.H. Awarded $200,000 Grant by Miami-Dade

R.E.A.C.H. Awarded a $200,000 Fee for Service Grant in Miami-Dade County The grant is to be used for first time homebuyer educational services and counseling.   “It is a privilege for R.E.A.C.H. to stand with PHCD to improve and stabilize families in Miami – Dade County. We are honored to be selected for this funding […]


6th of August 2019

REACH Awarded a Wells Fargo Grant

$20,000 Grant from the Wells Fargo Foundation   The Wells Fargo Foundation approved a grant in the amount of $20,000 to Support the Homeownership Counseling , Financial Literacy, First Time Homebuyer Education to Real Estate, Education and Community Housing, Inc. aka R.E.A.C.H. This Organization  has received a total of $40000 this year to continue Homeownership […]


24th of July 2019

$60 Billion Community Benefits Plan

Good News for Low to Moderate Income Borrowers and Communities REACH signs on as part of a $60 Billion Community Benefits Plan that is part of the BBT & SunTrust merger plan to crate Truist Bank. The new bank will lend or invest $60 billion in low to moderate income borrowers and communities between 2020 […]


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