Taking our Homebuyer Education classes will be one of the best decisions you will make to begin the process of achieving the dream of homeownership. NHS’s program is a 8-hour course that covers the basics of how to buy a Home. Our classes cover budgeting, credit reports, how to shop for a house, and how to apply and shop for a mortgage and maintaining a home.
NHS helps consumers to prepare, invest and retain the dream of home ownership. Our goal is to ensure successful, sustainable home ownership for people of all income levels & backgrounds. Successful, sustainable home ownership begins with educated consumers who have the tools, capacity and options to make good choices about whether and what to buy, financing plans and home maintenance.
NHS of Greater Cleveland’s lending programs provides one-stop access to all of the services and training that customers need to shop for, purchase, rehabilitate, insure, and maintain a home. Customers can access all of the services, products and training necessary to shop for, purchase, renovate, insure, maintain and managed a home – all under one roof.
The Land Trust Program of Neighborhood Housing Services of Greater Cleveland is the real estate development arm of NHS. With dual goals of very long-term affordability and neighborhood stability, the Land Trust Program develops and manages rental housing and affordable homeownership through the community land trust model. Community Land Trust helps low and moderate income families benefit from the equity built through homeownership, and at the same time preserve the affordability of these homes so that future residents will have the same affordable homeownership opportunities.
When you decide you are ready to buy a house or invest in repairs, you have lots of questions – about mortgages, credit, inspections, neighborhoods and many other things. NHS of Greater Cleveland is a one-stop-shop, providing all the answers and support a homebuyer needs- homebuyer education, land trust development, financial coaching, foreclosure counseling, and more. We keep the buyer’s best interests front and center throughout the home buying process, from the day they come through our door to the day we hand then the keys to a home of their own and beyond.
NHS of Greater Cleveland is on the front lines every day, helping individuals and families achieve, preserve, & sustain the American Dream of homeownership. Your contribution makes a difference in their lives. Your support helps neighborhoods grow and keeps families in their homes.
Home Matters is a national movement that’s redefining the American Dream. We believe the New American Dream is one where every American lives in a safe, nurturing environment with access to quality education, healthcare, public spaces and community services.
Deputy Director Michael Pires’ Op-Ed Featured on Cleveland.com