ECHO's ultimate goal is to promote equal access in housing and provide support services which would aid in the prevention of homelessness and promote permanent housing conditions.
"The primary objectives and purposes of this corporation shall be:
To provide education and charitable assistance to the general public in matters relating to obtaining and maintaining housing generally, and improving their social, economic, familial and educational conditions generally;
To promote fairness and equality of opportunity for all persons regardless of race, color, creed, national origin, gender, age, sexual orientation, disability, or HIV status in the areas of education, employment, housing and public and private services;
To provide rental assistance, housing assistance, tenant/landlord counseling, homeseeking, homesharing, and mortgage and home purchase counseling."