Who We Are

Our History

ABOUT NEWTOWN

Newtown Community Development Corporation (Newtown) is a Tempe-based nonprofit that has grown significantly since its incorporation in 1994.   Newtown’s Mission: To help people improve their financial well-being while strengthening communities through education, counseling, coaching and the development and stewardship of permanently affordable homes.

Newtown is recognized throughout the Phoenix Metro Area as a leading provider of homebuyer education, homeownership counseling, credit counseling, financial coaching, financial literacy education, and Individual Development Accounts. Newtown is a HUD-Approved Housing Counseling Agency and has adopted the National Industry Standards for Homeownership Education and Counseling.  Services are provided in English and Spanish.

Newtown is also well known for its Community Land Trust and the development of homes that remain permanently affordable, providing successful homeownership opportunities for generations of lower income families.  Created in 2001, Newtown’s Community Land Trust is the largest in Arizona and includes over 140 homes in Chandler, Glendale, Scottsdale, and Tempe.  

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