A HUD-approved Housing Counseling Agency

Our Mission

Legacy Community Development Corporation is dedicated to providing housing opportunities, education, supportive services and referrals to create stable, self-sufficient families

Our Vision

Because of Legacy Community Development Corporation’s holistic approach to helping families achieve stability and self-sufficiency, our community will be empowered, safe and sustained.

Our History

Legacy CDC has been in existence since 2006. Legacy was first certified as a Community Housing Development Organization in 2009 by the City of Orange and the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs (TDHCA).

While working as a CHDO for the City of Orange, Legacy purchased and rehabilitated one (1) single family home which was later sold to a low to moderate income family. Legacy received HOME funds in the amount of $500,000 to leverage LIHTC funding for the development of an eighty (80) unit family complex in Vidor, Texas. Auburn Square is complete and fully occupied.

Legacy was certified as a CHDO by the City of Beaumont in 2010. Legacy continues to serve as a CHDO for the City and has purchased and rehabbed an estimated 20 units utilizing HOME funds. Legacy also participated in the city's NSP program.

Legacy served as the construction manager for the reconstruction of 10 units. At the close of the program, Legacy was allowed to retain 5 units as rentals. Legacy's most recent contract will authorize the purchase, rehab and lease of up to 4 units. Legacy manages twenty (20) rental scattered site rental units.

In 2012, Legacy was certified by the City of Port Arthur as a CHDO. Legacy has recently completed the construction of two (2) single family unit and has twenty-nine (29) underway. Legacy' s contract with the city’s EDC authorizes the construction of up to sixty (60) units.

Legacy CDC has acquired an estimated ten (10) FannieMae, FreddieMac or HUD foreclosure units over the past 4 years.

Throughout the past eight (8) years, Legacy has operated a homeownership education program, including credit counseling, homebuyer certification and financial education. Over 1000 families have completed Legacy's certification course.