NeighborWorks Home Partners offer staff to assist with:
- Home buyer readiness
- Pre-purchasing coaching and advice
- Home buyer workshops
- Mortgage readiness credit repair
- Down payment assistance
- Foreclosure prevention counseling
Community Action Partnership of Hennepin County (CAPHC) offers a workshop for first-time home buyers to learn about the process. Subjects covered are:
- Problems (plumbing, heating, electrical, etc.) and how to identify them
There is a fee and pre-registration is required. To learn more, find a schedule of classes or register at CAPHC’s website, or call 952-933-9639, Ext. 281
Minnesota Home Ownership Center (HOC), a non-profit, provides information and resources aimed at helping Minnesotans begin and maintain home ownership.
Call the "Don’t Borrow Trouble" helpline at 612-312-2020. This national anti-predatory lending campaign helps residents avoid predatory lenders. They offer free advice for purchasing a home, refinancing, consolidating debt, taking out a home equity loan or mortgage foreclosure prevention.
Considering buying a home using a contract for deed? Know your rights, responsibilities and resources.
Legal Aid provides free civil legal assistance to low-income clients and can assist with several areas of law, including evictions and landlord disputes, foreclosure rights, public housing and Section 8 housing. Visit lawhelpmn.org.