Housing Law

This section contains links that offer information about owning a home. Homeownership starts with being smart about money. It is important to know your rights and know what options you have before you sign anything.

The resources below provide information about buying a home and being aware of scams and fraud. In this section, you will also find information about refinancing options, foreclosure, and special consumer protections for active duty members of the military. There are pdf fact sheets and links to resources to help you better understand both Arkansas and federal law.


OTHER RESOURCES (Other Websites)

  • Arkansas Home Inspector Registration Board - find a licensed inspector to look at your home
  • Assistance for Unemployed Homeowners
  • Buying vs. Renting Calculator - compares the advantages and considerations of owning versus renting a home
  • How Much Can You Afford Calculator - gives you an idea of how much you can afford to spend on a home


Adobe ReaderThese fact sheets are Adobe Acrobat PDF files. You may need to download the Adobe Acrobat Reader to view them.

We are providing this information as a public service. We try to make it accurate. Sometimes the laws change. We cannot promise that the information is always up-to-date and correct. We do not intend this information to be legal advice. We do not intend it as advertising or solicitation. By providing this information, we are not acting as your lawyer. Always talk to a competent lawyer, if you can, before taking legal action. Some of the items listed here have not been prepared by us, but rather are links to information prepared and posted by others. We cannot guarantee the accuracy of information posted on these sites.