“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

Contact Us

For questions, or to sign up for classes, call (216) 883-8443 or fill out the form below. All classes are held at CHN, 2999 Payne Ave, Cleveland - First Floor/Room 134

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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?
    January 8, Feb 4

    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.

  • Got Credit?
    January 15, February 11

    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 BEFORE What the Fico?

  • Start Small. Think Big
    January 22, February 18

    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
    January 29, February 25

    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
    February 5, March 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.

  • PITI Party
    February 12, March 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
    February 19, March 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
    February 26, March 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.

Popular Classes

  • 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