Purchasing a first home can be confusing.  HousingSmarts homebuyer education helps potential homebuyers in buying a home and qualifying for Down Payment Assistance.

At this time, NHCD HousingSmarts Classes have been CANCELLED until further notice from the City Manager.

Please note: Even though NHCD is not offering Classes at this time; the DPA Program can accept First Time Homebuyer Certificate from other local organizations that provide Homebuyer Education Training, including on-line courses.  The local entities below offer Homebuyer Education Training:

Frameworks (512) 385-1500, offers Online Classes & Homeownership Counseling.  The cost of this training is $75. All HBE Courses use a HUD approved curriculum and each Participant will need to purchase the Course Handbook, Realizing the American Dream.  Visit the website at www.frameworkhomeowership.org

Business & Community Lenders (BCL) of Texas (512) 912-9884, offers Online Classes & Homeownership Counseling. The cost of this training is $99. Visit the website at  www.ehomeamericas.org/bcl

For further information, call 512-974-3100 or click the link for our flyers in English and Spanish.