Tired of paying high rent? Can’t find affordable rentals? Do you want to be a homeowner but feel unsure about where to start? Connect with your Working Bridges Resource Coordinator to learn about homeownership resources in your community. Homeownership might not be that far off for you.
Find out more about these topics and resources:
- Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB)
- Rent-to-Own Housing – know the risks
- Habitat for Humanity in Vermont
- Vermont Housing Finance Agency (VHFA)
- USDA Direct & Guaranteed Housing Loans
Also explore some of these local resources:
- Neighborworks Homeownership Centers
- Shared Equity Programs
- Co-op Housing
- Mobile Home Down Payment Grants
- Homeownership Classes
- Home Rehabilitation Loans
Do you have additional housing resource questions? Would you like help navigating other resources? Contact CCV’s Working Bridges Resource Coordinator, Connie Beal. Connie is available to CCV faculty, staff, and students. She is at CCV Winooski on Thursdays from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. in Room 211D inside the Learning Center. She’s also available by phone or email if you’re not in the Burlington area: firstname.lastname@example.org
First Time Homeowner?
Here are some questions your Resource Coordinator can help you answer:
- Where can I take homeownership classes?
- How can I review my credit reports?
- What do I need to do to build or rebuild credit?
- Whom can I talk to in my community about my homeownership goals?
- How does VHFA financing work?
- What can I expect when I talk to a mortgage lender?