Founded 37 years ago, Asian, Inc. aims to empower the Asian American community and other underserved communities to achieve social equality by reducing dependency and creating and expanding access to opportunities in the areas of business development, housing and education in Northern California. Asian, Inc. is a nonprofit technical assistance and research organization and a HUD-approved local housing counseling agency. Asian, Inc.’s multilingual counseling services include First Time Homebuyers Assistance and Certification, and Foreclosure Education and Prevention. Its comprehensive homeownership program has operated for nine years throughout the Bay Area. Asian, Inc. has helped people purchase homes in the Sunset, Richmond and other neighborhoods in San Francisco.