Homeownership Education

Affordable Housing Clearinghouse is now offering Online Homebuyer Classes.


We provide monthly seminars to help you prepare for homeownership. Learn essential information about credit, budgeting, the home buying process, and finding a home.

Budgeting Basics & Financial Literacy

Join OC READ and Affordable Housing Clearinghouse at the Westminster Library to learn about the fundamentals of credit and budgeting.

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    Credit and Budgeting

    This seminar will provide the fundamentals of credit and budgeting. We will discuss credit reports, scores, and how to create and evaluate your budget. Understand credit, how lenders evaluate credit and why it is important in achieving homeownership. Participants will learn how to order their credit report at no cost, correct errors, receive helpful tips on how to repair past credit problems and establish a good credit history.


    To register for a class, click on the date and you will be directed to the registration page.

    Homebuyer Orientation

    Thinking of purchasing a home and don’t know where to start? This orientation is designed to help you get started on your journey towards homeownership. We will discuss the steps to homeownership, key terms, knowing the different types of loans, down payment assistance programs and other resources. Click here to view flyer.

    To register for a class, click on the date and you will be directed to the registration page.

    Homebuyer Education Seminar

    Through a partnership effort, Affordable Housing Clearinghouse promotes and participates in the Homebuyer Education Seminars facilitated by Consumer Credit Counseling Services of Orange County in English and Spanish.

    This 8-hour seminar provides the fundamentals of budgeting, credit needed for a loan, housing expenses, and understanding the home buying process. A lender, real estate agent, and insurance agent will provide important and timely information to purchase a home. AHC will discuss down payment assistance programs and neighborhood stabilization programs available in the community. Participants will receive a certificate of completion recognized by most First Time Home Buyer Programs that require attendance.


    Serving Southern CA for Nearly 30 Years.

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    Affordable Housing Clearinghouse is a non-profit organization that provides financing for affordable housing and homeownership.
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    Phone: (949) 859-9255

    Toll Free: (877) 990-LOAN (5626)

    Fax: (949) 859-8534

    Address: 23861 El Toro Road, Suite 401, Lake Forest, CA 92630

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