“With the help of CHN, I went from being homeless to being a straight-A student.” <br> -Monique
“With the help of CHN, I went from being homeless to being a straight-A student.”
-Monique

Class Sign Up

Once you have completed the application at the link below, CHN will enroll you in the classes you’ve chosen and you will receive a confirmation e-mail. In the meantime, please contact us if you have questions at:

216-881-8443

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Multiple Options Available for Financial Literacy and Homebuyer Education!

CHN offers financial and homeownership classes on a variety of topics. Attend free, instructor-led financial literacy and homebuyer education classes virtually through CHN!

Can't make our classes? Self-paced homebuyer education is available through Framework for a fee.

All CHN classes are held via Zoom. Call 216-881-8443 or fill out the form to the left to register. We will respond with a Zoom invite link.

Money Management Series

  • What the FICO?
    May 7 | 9 - 11 a.m.

    Learn why good credit is important and how it impacts your life. This course covers basic credit terminology, how your score is calculated, how to read your credit report and recognizing errors. This class must be taken BEFORE Got Credit?

  • Got Credit?
    May 14 | 9 - 11 a.m.

    This class guides you through your personal credit report. You will identify and dispute errors and take steps to rebuild or establish your credit. This class must be taken AFTER What the Fico? Featured speaker: Craig Rimlinger, Key Bank.

  • Start Small. Think Big
    May 21 | 9 - 11 a.m.

    Having a saving/spending plan is the first step to wealth. Learn to tell your money where to go in this workshop. Featured speaker: Dan Roberson, PNC.

  • Blueprint Your Purchase
    May 28 | 9 - 11 a.m.

    Whether your savings goal is a new television, buying a reliable car or a down payment on a home, this class shows simple ways to set a goal and keep to your plan.

Home Ownership Series

This series runs for two weeks on Tuesday and Thursday evenings from 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. Please note: The series meets the counseling requirements for HUD down payment assistance and first time home buyer programs, but you must complete all four courses in the series. 

Don’t have time to attend these classes in person? We also offer counseling through the Framework online homebuyer education platform.

Instructor-led CHN Classes

  • Moving On Up
    Tues. May 3 | 6 - 8 p.m. OR
    Tues. May 17 | 6 - 8 p.m.

    This workshop is an overview of the entire home buying process from making a decision to purchase a home through to the Closing and getting the keys. Featured speaker: Denise Robinson, CHN Housing Capital.

  • PITI Party
    Thurs. May 5 | 6 - 8 p.m. OR
    Thurs. May 19 | 6 - 8 p.m.

    Principal, Interest, Taxes, and Insurance are the four components of a mortgage payment; learn the ways you take control of each. Review the different types of mortgages available today. Receive advice on building equity by increasing the value of your home. Featured speaker: Scott MacDonald, Inspection Tech.

  • Know Your Loan Lingo
    Tues. May 10 | 6 - 8 p.m. OR
    Tues. May 24 | 6 - 8 p.m.

    A detailed look at the Purchase Agreement, Loan Application, Appraisal Report as well as the new Loan Estimate and Closing Disclosure documents is the focus of this workshop. Students become familiar with mortgage terminology and personal documents required by lender for loan qualification. Featured speakers: Melissa Horvath and Jan Horvath, Realtor, Re/Max Traditions.

  • Because You’re Worth It
    Thurs. May 12 | 6 - 8 p.m. OR
    Thurs. May 26 | 6 - 8 p.m.

    Homeowners Insurance is required by mortgage lenders to protect their and your investment. Learn ways to insure this valuable asset while gaining an understanding of specific insurance terminology. Featured speaker: Caleb Miller, Peoples Insurance Agency LLC.

Self-Paced Classes

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  • Attend class on your own schedule through Framework!

    Framework is a $75 online course that you can take at your convenience. To get started visit FRAMEWORK™ or to learn more view this short Overview Video

    This course meets counseling requirements for HUD homebuyer programs.