“With the help of CHN, I went from being homeless to being a straight-A student.”
For questions, or to sign up for classes, call (216) 881-8443 or fill out the form below. All classes are held at CHN, 2999 Payne Ave, Cleveland – First Floor/Room 134
No time to come to class?
Framework is a $99 online course that you can take at your convenience. To get started visit FRAMEWORK™ or to learn more, view this short Overview Video.Meets counseling requirements for HUD homebuyer programs.
Money Management Series
This series is 4 weeks from 6:00 – 8:00 pm. You must take the classes in the order listed.
What the FICO?
Oct 7, Nov 5
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?
Oct 14, Nov 12
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?
Start Small. Think Big
Oct 21, Nov 19
Having a saving/spending plan is the first step to wealth. Learn to tell your money where to go in this workshop.
Blueprint Your Purchase
Oct 28, Nov 26
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 4 weeks on Monday or Tuesday 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.
Moving On Up
Oct 8, Nov 4
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.
Oct 15, Nov 11
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.
Know Your Loan Lingo
Oct 22, Nov 18
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.
Because You’re Worth It
Oct 29, Nov 25
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.
OMG! Organize Maintain Garden
CLASSES COMING SOON!For the new homeowner or lease purchase resident. Ideas on organizing and keeping important records safe. Learn basic interior and exterior repairs and routine maintenance around the home. Find ways to reduce food costs with fruit and vegetable gardens. Fun multi-media and hands-on presentation. Adults only