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Homebuyer Education

Knowledge is power, and the information you obtain through a MassHousing-approved homebuyer education course will help you as a homebuyer and as a homeowner.

The organizations below offer MassHousing-approved home buyer education programs. You do not have to attend a class in your town, or in the town in which you are buying a home.

*Offers Landlord/Tenant Workshops
†Offers Online Classes

Name City Telephone
Cambridge Credit Counseling Services Agawam 800.527.7595
American Consumer Credit Counseling (ACCC) Auburndale 800.769.3571
Harborlight Community Partners/North Shore Association of REALTORS Beverly 978.232.9410
Allston|Brighton CDC Boston 617.787.3874
Asian CDC Boston 617.482.2380 x206
Codman Square NDC Boston 617.825.4224 x127
Financial Education Association Boston 888.839.0963
Homecenter Boston 617.635.HOME (4663)
Mass Affordable Housing Alliance*† Boston 617.265.8995 x313
Neighborhood of Affordable Housing Boston 617.418.8267
Nuestra Comunidad Dev. Corp. Boston 617.427.3599
Urban Edge*† Boston 617.989.9300
Vietaid, Inc Boston 617.822.3717
NeighborWorks of Southern Mass (serving the entire South Shore)*† Brockton 617.770.2227
City of Cambridge Cambridge 617.349.4600
Chelsea Restoration Corp*† Chelsea 617.889.2277
Chicopee Neighborhood Development Corp. Chicopee 413.583.2087
Cape Cod Community Development Partnership Eastham 508.240.7873
Fall River Catholic Social Services Fall River 508.674.4681
Fall River Community Development Fall River 508.679.0131
New Vue Fitchburg 978.342.9561
South Middlesex Opportunity Council Framingham 508.872.0765
RCAP Solutions (Central/Northern Worcester County)*† Worcester 978.630.6700
Gloucester Housing Authority Gloucester 978.281.4770 x110
Holyoke Housing Authority Holyoke 413.539.2220
Housing Assistance Corporation Hyannis 508.771.5400
Housing Solutions for Southeastern MA*† Kingston 781.422.4225
ACT Lawrence*† Lawrence 978.685.6274
Center for Assistance to Families (CAF) Lawrence 978.332.7108
Lawrence Community Works, Inc.*† Lawrence 978.722.2627
Community Teamwork, Inc.*† Lowell 978.459.0551
Merrimack Valley Housing Partnership*† Lowell 978.459.8490
Lynn Housing Authority Lynn 781.581.8600
Medford Community Housing Medford/Haverhill 978.873.5650
Housing Nantucket Nantucket 508.228.4422
NeighborWorks of Southern Mass (serving the entire South Shore)*† New Bedford 617.770.2227
New Bedford Office of Housing Development New Bedford 508.979.1500
Coastal Homebuyer Education, Inc. Newburyport 978.992.4106
Valley CDC (Serving Amherst, Easthampton, Hadley, Northampton) Northampton 413.586.5855
Berkshire Housing Pittsfield 413.499.1630
Plymouth Community Development Office Plymouth 508.747.1620 x10148
Plymouth Redevelopment Authority Plymouth 508.747.1620 x10147
NeighborWorks of Southern Mass (serving the entire South Shore)*† Quincy 617.770.2227
Quincy Community Action Program Quincy 617.479.8181
Somerville Community Corporation*† Somerville 617.776.5931
Springfield Neighborhood Housing Services Springfield 413.739.4737
Springfield Office of Housing* Springfield 413.787.6500
Springfield Partners for Community Action Springfield 413.263.6500
Way Finders (Hampden & Hampshire Counties)*† Springfield 413.233.1500
Stoneham Community Service Network Stoneham 781.438.1977
Pro-Home Taunton 508.821.1030
FCRH and RA*† Turners Falls 413.863.9781 x150
Watch CDC Waltham 781.891.6689
Watertown Community Housing Watertown 617.923.3505

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I would like to take this time to genuinely thank you for the past First Time Home Buyers class. The guest speakers were amazing and the material was extremely informative!

I was not exactly sure what to expect information-wise going into the class, but all concerns were put to rest very quickly. I will definitely recommend this class to those that I know interested in buying their first home.

  - Kevin, Homebuyer Education Student