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Homebuyers Education Class

 

Presently, seven (7) housing counseling agencies offer an eight (8)-Hour Homebuyer Education Class to individuals that are considering or planning to purchase a home located in the City of Hartford. For HouseHartford applicants, borrowers must enroll in and successfully complete this eight (8)-Hour Homebuyer Education Class.

What type of services are provided?
Professionally trained housing counselors conduct group and individual counseling sessions on pre-purchase topics such as:

  • personal credit repair and credit maintenance
  • money management through budgeting
  • rights and responsibilities of homeowners
  • the mortgage application and purchase process
  • financial assistance programs
  • maintenance of the house

The following services may also be offered by most of these same agencies after you purchase your home. These may include:

  • mortgage delinquency and default counseling
  • foreclosure prevention and intervention counseling
  • identifying and avoiding predatory lending practices

Who is eligible?
To be eligible to attend these housing counseling workshops, you must be considering or planning to purchase a home.

How do I enroll?
Contact one of the housing counseling agencies listed below:

8-Hour Education Class Provider Address Agency
Urban League 140 Woodland Street
Hartford, CT
Ms. Tymina Follins
527-0147x295
Co-opportunity 20-28 Sergeant Street
Hartford, CT
Mr. Gary Evans
236-3617 x101
HART 423 Washington Street
Hartford, CT
Ms. Rica Chaparro
525-3449 x102
Mutual Housing 95 Niles Street 
Hartford, CT
Ms. Marylyn Miranda
296-1797 x16
Neighborhood Assistance Corporation of America (NACA) 1623 Main Street 
Springfield, MA
Mr. Chris Lee
413-788-6220
Neighborhood Housing Services of New Britain 223 Broad Street 
New Britain, CT
Ms. Rosa Rivera or Mr. Kyle Anderson
224-2433

HARTFORD CITY HALL ADDRESS: 550 Main Street, Hartford, CT 06103 PHONE: (860)757-9311 HOURS: 8AM - 5PM