We empower future homeowners by helping them make smart decisions during the process.
Education And Counseling
Our HUD-certified Housing Counselors help individuals navigate the entire housing spectrum, from renter resources, to the homebuying process, to home maintenance and financial stability.
For each of the stages in your housing journey, we offer detailed classes and personalized counseling to support you every step of the way.
Sign up for one-on-one counseling sessions by using our NHS Client Portal.
Core CoursesView all courses
Our comprehensive course will guide you through the entire homebuying process. We’ll focus on budgeting, improving credit, searching for a home, the closing process and down payment assistance programs.
Whether you are planning to purchase a home or simply need to improve your finances, this workshop will prepare you for financial security. Learn how to develop a spending plan, reduce your debt, and increase your credit score.
We will help you better understand the foreclosure process by discussing home retention and explaining non-retention options, loan modifications, mediation and available mortgage assistance grant program information.
Upcoming SeminarsView all seminars
TIF Purchase Rehab Program Roundtable
This is an exciting opportunity to participate in a small group discussion on the TIF PR program. We invite you to learn more about resources to help navigate the program; and to share your valuable insight and applicant experiences with NHS grants team.
How to Appeal Your Property Taxes
Learn how to write a convincing appeal, and when to submit it, as well as troubleshoot different scenarios that homeowners may be facing during the appeal process.
Overcoming Barriers for Renting
A guide to common rental barriers and steps you can take to overcome them. We’ll cover fair housing laws, credit and income requirements, and tips to start your apartment search.
All Courses & Seminars
Explore the categories below for a list of courses and seminars that best meet your needs.
Free 1:1 Sessions
Meet with a HUD-Certified Homeownership Counselor to:
- Create a plan to achieve your financial goals
- Get personalized advice for all your questions
- Prepare for homeownership
- Reduce housing costs and learn about available financial assistance
- Avoid foreclosure and facilitate communication with your servicer
Sessions are available over the phone, zoom or in person, but slots fill up quickly!
Online Education at Your Own Pace
Complete Homebuyer Education with eHome, an online education tool. Proceed at your own pace through six modules, which are also available in Spanish. The regular cost of this course is $99, but use the discount code NHSC49 for a significant reduction in price to $50.
eHome also offers a free, self-paced foreclosure prevention course covering home retention options, the foreclosure timeline, and resources available to help save your home.
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