About Us

HomeBase is a non-profit 501(c)(3) affordable housing organization based in Austin, Texas. We are dedicated to creating and maintaining affordable homeownership opportunities for hard-working communities throughout Texas.

HomeBase’s Model:

  • Creates asset-building opportunities for working families through affordable homeownership.
  • Preserves affordable housing stock for generations of homeowners.
  • Sustains stable communities where all residents have access to good schools, employers, retail centers, health care services, and transportation choices.

What We Do

HomeBase provides working families with affordable homeownership and asset-building opportunities. We preserve housing affordability for future generations while offering today’s home buyers the opportunity to build wealth in stable neighborhoods. We achieve this balance through the shared equity housing model by selling homes at below-market prices to income-eligible buyers and limiting the resale price that these homeowners can charge when they later decide to sell.

HomeBase partners with public agencies, private and non-profit developers, and others working to implement affordable housing solutions. Together, we:

  • Preserve affordable housing where rising prices are forcing households out of the market.
  • Ensure that homes remain affordable on a long-term basis.
  • Create broad social change for working families and the community.

Learn more about our partnerships and services »

HomeBase also helps developers comply with Austin’s various affordable housing requirements, such as SMART, TODs, and PUDs. For more information, contact Wayne Gerami at wgerami@austinhabitat.org.

© HomeBase
500 W Ben White Boulevard, Suite 100, Austin, TX 78704
Contact Us: 512-472-8788
HomeBase NMLS#: 377115

HomeBase is not a chartered bank or trust company or depository institution. It is not authorized to accept deposits or trust accounts and is not licensed or regulated by any state or federal banking authority. HomeBase is a Type-1 Support Organization of Austin Habitat for Humanity.

Consumers wishing to file a complaint against a company or a residential mortgage loan originator should complete and send a complaint form to the Texas Department of Savings and Mortgage Lending, 2601 North Lamar, Suite 201, Austin, Texas 78705. Complaint forms and instructions may be obtained from the Department’s website at www.sml.texas.gov. A toll-free consumer hotline is available at 877-276-5550. The department maintains a recovery fund to make payments of certain actual out of pocket damages sustained by borrowers caused by acts of licensed residential mortgage loan originators. A written application for reimbursement from the recovery fund must be filed with and investigated by the department prior to the payment of a claim. For more information about the recovery fund, please consult the department’s website at www.sml.texas.gov.

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