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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 Phone
Urban League 140 Woodland Street
Hartford, CT
860-527-0147 x295
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
860-1797 x1000 or 1500
Neighborhood Assistance Corporation of America (NACA) 1623 Main Street 
Springfield, MA
Mr. Chris Lee
Neighborhood Housing Services of New Britain 223 Broad Street 
New Britain, CT
860-224-2433 x107

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