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Home buyer Education Class Descriptions

Some Connecticut Housing Finance Authority (CHFA) mortgage programs require applicants to attend either a three-hour overview or and eight-hour in-depth class as part of their loan application.

Pre-Closing Education Class- 3 Hour Class

Provides an overview of the financial and practical steps involved in buying and maintaining a home for CHFA loan applicants under the Downpayment Assistance Program, the Homeownership Program and the Home of Your Loan Program. 

November 19, 2019 (Next class is scheduled for December 11)


Registration is required!

First Time Homeowners/Pre-Purchase Education 8 Hour Class

Provides in-depth instruction on the steps towards home ownership to anyone interested in buying their first home.  It is also mandatory for CHFA loan applicants under the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Home ownership Program.   Individual financial and credit counseling sessions are also available. 

Upcoming Pre-Purchase Class - NOTE These are ALL DAY Saturday Classes

December 7, 2019



Landlord Education Class

The Landlord Education Class provides an overview on the range of financial and practical topics that a home buyer should understand prior to purchasing a 2-4 family home. Owning a multi-family home, is running a business.  In this class participants will receive the useful tools and knowledge every landlord should know.

December 10, 2019



Financial Fitness

This three-hour course covers the importance of managing money and understanding credit to help you avoid financial pitfalls. Participants will get an overview of the practical steps of financial services, savings and budget planning. In addition, they will learn how to effectively monitor, build and maintain their credit history. Class is open to any interested individual

November 20, 2019



* Urban League of Greater Hartford is a HUD Certified Counseling Agency

For More Information

Contact Val-Gene Gripes
860.527.0147 ext: 283