Work From Anywhere with Online Program Forms

In times of crisis, housing counselors and other housing professionals typically experience an increase in workload, as they broaden their role as affordable housing first responders. Even without an emergency to respond to, day to day application and intake management can be time consuming and tedious for busy staff. Online program forms can help. Why

Product Spotlight: Online Engagement with Habitat Homeowners

Coastal Cloud is a platinum Salesforce consulting partner, with a Nonprofit Solutions team focused on delivering Salesforce solutions that meet the unique needs of nonprofit organizations. Coastal Cloud has worked with Habitat for Humanity affiliates, including Lexington Habitat and Dallas Habitat, and has multiple Coastal staff members with over 15 combined years of experience working

Member Profile: Chhaya CDC Automates their Housing Counseling Intake with Online Form

Chhaya Community Development Corporation became a HomeKeeper participating organization in Fall 2018, using housing counseling features to complete their reporting requirements for the National Coalition for Asian Pacific American Community Development (CAPACD).   The organization operates in Queens, New York, home to the fastest-growing South Asian population in the country. Chhaya empowers this community through

Case Study: Using HomeKeeper and FormAssembly forms to streamline applications and data entry

Recently, one of our newer HomeKeeper users, Kor Community Land Trust, worked with our HomeKeeper developer, Daizylogik, to create an online pre-application and application process for their potential homeowners. Kor decided to move forward with an online application in order to alleviate the amount of time that staff were spending to do data entry on

How HomeKeeper Users are Taking Program Applications Online

Sign me up! Online forms can make a world of difference for program staff, as well as the families that purchase homes in the program. If you are tired of  handing  out, organizing and processing  paper applications, it’s time for a  better way of doing business. The Paper Problem Many homeownership groups are spending a

Member Profile: Mountainlands Community Housing Trust Saves Time By Eliminating Paper Forms

Recently we had the opportunity to interview Mountainlands Community Housing Trust’s Program Manager Brian Guyer.   He was part of the  HomeKeepers’ Form Assembly working group and has incorporated an online application into his approval process.   He works with a very small team and saw an online application form as a way to save

Member Profile: How did Hello Housing save their staff 200 hours while processing 450 applications?

Recently we had the opportunity to interview a member of HomeKeepers’ FormAssembly working group, Matt Warner, Program Director for Hello Stewardship, a program of Hello Housing. He is responsible for determining applicant eligibility and coordinating the  loan process. His innovative online application process has saved at least 200 hours of staff time, provided more information