Our Mission

Revitalize our community through an inclusive approach by providing quality affordable housing, advancing community development initiatives, and fostering financial education, self-sufficiency, and vibrant neighborhoods.

Who We Are

Neighborhood Housing Services of Waterbury, Inc. (NHSW) is a non-profit, HUD certified organization that was founded in 1980 with the purpose of revitalizing neighborhoods and creating homeownership opportunities throughout the city of Waterbury. Our purpose reflects the organization’s embrace of a broad range of business lines and programs to meet its objectives of community revitalization and individual economic empowerment.

Service Area

NHSW serves low-to-moderate income individuals/families in Waterbury and 20+ other communities in Western Connecticut, including Danbury, Naugatuck and Torrington.

What can we help you with?

What We Do

Our Current Programs Include

  • Financial Literacy Education and Counseling
  • First Time Homebuyer Education and Counseling
  • 3 Hour CHFA Down Payment Assistance Workshop
  • Landlord Education
  • Foreclosure Prevention and Loss Mitigation Education and Counseling
  • Home Equity Conversion Mortgage Counseling
  • Real Estate Development
  • Community Building and Engagement (CB&E)

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    Premium Sponsors



    American Savings Bank

    Bank of America

    Connecticut Community Foundation

    Connecticut Housing Finance Authority

    CT Department of Economic & Community Development

    CT Department of Housing

    Federal Home Loan Bank of Boston

    LISC NeighborWorks America

    People’s United Bank

    Santander Bank TD Bank

    Thomaston Savings Bank

    US Department of Housing & Urban Development

    Webster Bank