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 We believe that Economic Justice, Equality and Unity for ALL accomplished in our lifetime empowers people to produce a thriving harmonious community.

ECONOMIC

STABILITY

OHCEDC strives to empower residents to overcome situational barriers and to gain financial stability and independence. 

BUSINESS

DEVELOPMENT

Providing tools, including technical and financial assistance and skills training, to local entrepreneurs to start and grow small businesses.

ADVOCACY

Providing a voice for fair and sustainable community development in partnership with advocates at the local, regional, and national levels .

WORKFORCE

DEVELOPMENT

Offering asset-building and educational opportunities

for individuals and families challenged.  The program  prepares people without college degrees for jobs with promising career paths.

Our 4 PILLARS

Home School

HOMEOWNERSHIP

Buying a home is the biggest financial decision many people will make.

Understand the benefits and limitations of owning a home.

Leasing a Home

RENTING

For some, renting is a better option. Do you know the pros  and cons when it comes to your money and rent?

FAIR HOUSING

COUNSELING

We are a counseling agency that offers guidance on homebuying, renting, and default and foreclosure prevention.

Olive Hill CEDC is a HUD approved Housing Counseling Agency and a trusted resource for empowering consumers to make informed decisions

Enjoy the Moment

Click "trending now" for information about some things that are coming to or happening in our community.

Masks and Mobile Phones

Click "Covid 19" for the latest news and updates concerning the Coronavirus and our community efforts in preventing the spread.

Olive Hill CEDC is the local approved HUD Housing Counseling Agency serving
Burke, Caldwell, Catawba and McDowell counties in North Carolina.

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OHCEDC is a 23 year old private non-profit 501(c)(3) corporation founded to provide solutions to financially distressed residents located in
Burke, Caldwell, Catawba &  McDowell Counties.