Guillermo Raul Ugalde, Executive Director
Contact Name: Guillermo R Ugalde
Neighborhood Housing Services of Laredo-Webb, Inc. dba NeighborWorks® Laredo is a nonprofit organization established in 1991 to strengthen and revitalize Laredo area neighborhoods and communities. Its goal is to reverse patterns of disinvestment and deterioration and stabilize the housing stock by assisting families in the home buying process and the rehabilitation of older homes. This process of neighborhood reinvestment is occurring through a partnership of residents, business leaders, lending institutions, and the City of Laredo. Aside from one City operated program, NeighborWorks® Laredo is the only non-profit in the Laredo area offering such housing assistance services.
NeighborWorks® Laredo is governed by a 11 member Board of Directors with membership comprised of 51% residents and 49% business/lending institution/city government. NeighborWorks® Laredo has been designated as a Community Housing Development Organization (CHDO) and is a member of the Neighborhood Reinvestment Corporation’s national NeighborWorks America network. NeighborWorks® Laredo is a Full-Cycle Lender Certified HomeOwnership Center and a HUD approved counseling agency.
To empower individuals and families by using all available resources to develop affordable housing opportunities, and to promote and preserve homeownership pride, which in turn will enhance neighborhood character and strengthen communities.