Mission: Lacasa works with individuals and community partners to create opportunity for personal growth, family stability, and neighborhood improvement.
Lacasa is a community development corporation with over 40 years of experience in Elkhart County, implementing grant resources and partnering with a caring community to create attractive and economically stable neighborhoods. LaCcasa is a member of the National NeighborWorks Network, a HUD Certified Agency, and a United Way Agency.
Lacasa's Neighborhood Development strategies include: leadership development, repair of homes, new home construction and development of multi-family residential communities. A staff of 30 provides services to low and moderate income individuals of all backgrounds. Services include: rental and homeownership programs, financial capabilities classes and financial counseling, credit repair, budgeting and home buyer classes, mortgage products, home selection assistance, post purchase counseling, foreclosure prevention counseling, along with Individual Development Savings Accounts and Immigration Services. All services are provided by staff with a high level of cultural awareness, bi-lingual language proficiency in Spanish and English and expertise in their program areas.