Home Buyer Education

A home buyer education class helps buyers navigate through the complexities and costs of the home buying process. It arms buyers with the knowledge they need to avoid predatory mortgage loans other pitfalls related to homeownership. In addition, most homeownership programs require buyers to complete a home buyer education course to use one of their assistance programs.

Trusted providers of home buyer edcuation are generally HUD-approved, non-profit organizations or government entities who are certified.

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Here are the organizations located in Houston. Contact one directly for assistance.

1

Avenue Community Development Corporation

Languages: English, Spanish

Services Offered: Financial Education & Credit Counseling, Home Buyer Education, Homeownership Programs, Foreclosure Prevention Counseling

707 Quitman
Houston, TX 77009

Phone: (713) 864-9099

Website: http://avenuecdc.org/

2

Catholic Charities Community Development Corporation

Languages: English, Spanish

Services Offered: Home Buyer Education, Homeownership Programs

2900 Louisiana Street
Houston, TX 77006

Phone: (713) 699-0785

Website: http://www.catholiccharitiescdc.org/

3

Catholic Charities of Galveston-Houston

Languages: English

Services Offered: Financial Education & Credit Counseling, Home Buyer Education, Foreclosure Prevention Counseling

2900 Louisiana Street
Houston, TX 77006

Phone: 713-526-4611

Website: http://www.catholiccharities.org/our-services/strengthening-families/affordable-housing-assistance/

4

Chinese Community Center

Languages: English, Cantonese, Chinese Mandarin

Services Offered: Financial Education & Credit Counseling, Home Buyer Education

9800 Town Park Drive
Houston, TX 77036

Phone: 713-271-6100 x205

Website: http://ccchouston.org/housing/

5

Credit Coalition

Languages: English, Spanish

Services Offered: Financial Education & Credit Counseling, Home Buyer Education, Homeownership Programs, Foreclosure Prevention Counseling

3300 Lyons Avenue #203A
Houston, TX 77020

Phone: (713) 224-8100

Website: http://www.creditcoalition.org

6

Fifth Ward Community Redevelopment Corporation

Languages: English, Spanish, Other

Services Offered: Home Buyer Education, Foreclosure Prevention Counseling

4300 Lyons Avenue, Suite 300
Houston, TX 77020

Phone: (713) 674-0175

Website: http://www.fifthwardcrc.org

7

Houston Area Urban League

Languages: English, Spanish

Services Offered: Financial Education & Credit Counseling, Home Buyer Education, Foreclosure Prevention Counseling

1301 Texas Avenue
Houston, TX 77002

Phone: (281) 220-6030

Website: http://www.haul.org/programs/housing

8

Neighborhood Recovery Community Development Corporation

Languages: English

Services Offered: Home Buyer Education, Homeownership Programs

5445 Almeda Road, Ste. #505
Houston, TX 77004

Phone: 713-520-5232

Website: www.nrcdc.org

9

Tejano Center for Community Concerns

Languages: English, Spanish

Services Offered: Financial Education & Credit Counseling, Home Buyer Education, Homeownership Programs, Foreclosure Prevention Counseling

2950 Broadway St.
Houston, TX 77017

Phone: (713) 640-3743

Website: http://www.tejanocenter.org/

Here are additional organizations that serve your county. Contact one directly for assistance.

1

An Online Course - Clear Point Credit Counseling Solutions

Languages: English, Spanish

Services Offered: Home Buyer Education

n/a
Statewide, TX n/a

Phone: 800-750-2227

Website: http://firsthome.credability.org/

2

An Online Course - EhomeAmerica

Languages: English, Spanish

Services Offered: Home Buyer Education

n/a
Statewide, TX n/a

Phone: 512-383-0025

Website: http://www.ehomeamerica.org

3

An Online Course - Framework

Languages: English, Spanish

Services Offered: Home Buyer Education

n/a
Statewide, TX n/a

Phone: 817.924.5091 x 114

Website: https://housingchannel.frameworkhomeownership.org/Default.aspx

4

BCL of Texas

Languages: English, Spanish

Services Offered: Financial Education & Credit Counseling, Home Buyer Education, Homeownership Programs, Foreclosure Prevention Counseling

2212 South Congress Avenue
Austin, TX 78704

Phone: (512) 912-9884

Website: http://www.bcloftexas.org

5

City of Baytown

Languages: English

Services Offered: Home Buyer Education, Homeownership Programs

2401 Market Street
Baytown, TX 77520

Phone: (281) 420-5398

Website: http://38.106.5.212/city-hall/departments/planning-development/community-development

6

Clear Point Credit Counseling Solutions

Languages: English

Services Offered: Financial Education & Credit Counseling, Home Buyer Education, Foreclosure Prevention Counseling

314 East Highland Mall Blvd. #306
Austin, TX 78252

Phone: (800) 750-2227

Website: http://www.clearpointcreditcounselingsolutions.org/

7

Easter Seals Greater Houston

Languages: English

Services Offered: Financial Education & Credit Counseling, Home Buyer Education, Homeownership Programs

4500 Bissonnet, Suite 340
Bellaire, TX 77401

Phone: (713) 838-9050 x353

Website: http://www.eastersealshouston.org/Programs/housing-classes.html

8

GreenPath Inc.

Languages: English, Spanish, French, American Sign Language, Arabic, Cambodian, Cantonese, Chinese Mandarin, Other

Services Offered: Financial Education & Credit Counseling, Home Buyer Education, Foreclosure Prevention Counseling

36500 Corporate Drive
Farmington Hills, MI 48331

Phone: (800) 747-2898

Website: http://www.greenpath.com/

9

Keystone Community Development Corporation

Languages: English, Spanish

Services Offered: Financial Education & Credit Counseling, Home Buyer Education

P.O. Box 9004
League City, TX 77574

Phone: 281-476-3592

Website: http://keystonecdc.org/

10

Money Management International

Languages: English, Spanish

Services Offered: Financial Education & Credit Counseling, Home Buyer Education, Foreclosure Prevention Counseling

2705 E Stan Schlueter Loop Suite 107
Killeen, TX 76542

Phone: 866-889-9347

Website: http://www.moneymanagement.org/

11

NeighborWorks Waco

Languages: English

Services Offered: Financial Education & Credit Counseling, Home Buyer Education, Homeownership Programs

922 Franklin Avenue
Waco, TX 76701

Phone: (254) 752-1647

Website: http://www.nw-waco.org/

12

To Each His Home Community Redevelopment

Languages: English, Spanish

Services Offered: Financial Education & Credit Counseling, Home Buyer Education

6401 Memorial Drive
Texas City, TX 77591

Phone: (832) 329-9092

Website: http://www.toeachhishome.org

13

Transformance

Languages: English, Spanish

Services Offered: Financial Education & Credit Counseling, Home Buyer Education

8737 King George Drive
Dallas, TX 75235

Phone: (214) 638-2227

Website: http://www.transformanceusa.org/