For years, homeownership felt impossible. Then she bought her first home.

Twana used to see homeownership as a giant obstacle course, with endless paperwork and strict financial requirements. The Philadelphian had READ MORE

Clarifi awarded a $1 million grant through the 2023 TD Ready Challenge

A 2023 TD Ready Challenge grant was awarded to Clarifi for their solution that helps address systemic barriers to affordable and stable housing and helps increase access for those who need it most.

‘You might stumble, but that’s OK’: Homeowner stays resilient beyond Clarifi

Five years ago, Jovon and her family were renting income-based properties in Philadelphia. Typically, that meant when Jovon got a READ MORE

‘Breaking generational curses’: Philadelphian buys first home

Renting wasn’t Rosheka’s endgame. For years, the Philadelphian spun her wheels from rent increases and a stagnant savings account. She READ MORE

Preventing poverty, uplifting neighborhoods: Clarifi’s impact in 2023

In a region where one in four people don’t have emergency savings, Clarifi is teaching people crucial financial knowledge that READ MORE

From eviction to homeownership: Deamonie’s story

When she first came to Clarifi in May, Deamonie was facing eviction. “I had a habit of spending on everything,” READ MORE

‘It gave me determination’: Philadelphian, single mom now a homeowner

The day she left an abusive relationship in 2016, Fortune had saved just enough money for a deposit on an READ MORE

Housing Success Stories: West Philadelphia resident purchases first home

Clarifi client Safyia wanted to start building equity through homeownership. She breaks down her strategy below: GOAL: To stop paying READ MORE

Empowerment Stories: Philadelphian takes charge of her finances after foreclosure scare

After Clarifi counseling sessions, Philadelphian Monique Ketter went from losing her car to increasing her credit score by 200 points READ MORE

Housing Success Stories: Philadelphian buys childhood home of 50+ years

A Philly native promised his mother that he wouldn’t lose the family home after she became seriously ill. Dwayne Fair READ MORE