We are HERE and we're STAYING

While our office is operating remotely you can support your local Habitat by donating, purchasing a Habitat Store gift card on our E-store, or shopping on our E-Store

The Habitat Store is currently OPEN limited hours, accepting donations, and scheduling donation pick-ups. Click here for details.
For ongoing updates on COVID-19 and our affiliate operations click here. For Community Resources click here.

 

HOMEBUYER EDUCATION

We offer a series of in-person and online homebuyer education courses to help our partner families prepare for homeownership. Online courses do not replace the in-person group classes that homebuyers are required to attend with our staff.

 

In-Person Courses

As in-person classes are scheduled, the times and dates will be posted here.

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Online Courses

Below are links to the homebuyer online education courses. Please read instructions for the courses carefully to ensure that you receive sweat equity credit.

  1. Complete this course to receive 16 hours of sweat equity credit. This course does not replace the in-person group classes that homebuyers are required to attend with our staff.

    This course covers spending and savings plans, credit, debt and more important information for first-time homebuyers.

SWEAT EQUITY

Click below to sign up for construction hours on our build sites.

HOMEBUYER RESOURCES

SAVINGS

  • Virginia Individual Development Accounts (VIDA) -  The VIDA program helps households save for a down payment on a home. Eligible families receive training, support, and match funding on their savings. The current match rate is $8 for every $1 the participant saves, up to $4,000 in match.

       See HERE for more information about the VIDA program.

       Email Charlottesville's VIDA contact, Gwen Christmas, to determine if you are eligible.

       Click HERE to download an application.


STAY CONNECTED!

Stay up-to-date on important announcements and interact with other homebuyers by joining our Homebuyer Facebook Group! It's a space for Habitat homebuyers only.