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)

    Landlord Class
    Nov 22, 2017

    By taking our Landlord Education class, you will learn technical, financial and practical aspects involved in owning a rental property, as well as the responsibilities that cone with being a landlord.

    > See Event Description

    NHSW Annual Meeting
    Nov 28, 2017

    Join us at our Annual Meeting to review our 2016 fiscal year and our future goals and projects.

    > See Event Description

    Financial Fitness Class
    Dec 06, 2017

    Managing your money isn’t hard, but it takes some “know-how.”


    > See Event Description

    Foreclosure Prevention Clinic
    Dec 07, 2017

    When you think foreclosure is likely, don’t wait! Come talk to us. There are many programs available. Let us help you explore your option.

    > See Event Description


    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