VHDA Homeownership Classes Set for Tidewater

VHDA Homeownership Classes Set for Tidewater

RICHMOND, Va. – Are you interested in becoming a homeowner but don’t know where to begin? The Virginia Housing Development Authority and local nonprofits are offering free homeownership education classes throughout March in the Tidewater region.

Homeownership education classes cover topics including credit issues, personal finances, home inspections and the role of lenders and real estate agents. To become eligible for VHDA loans, borrowers must complete VHDA’s Homeownership Class. Attend one of the many free sessions below to learn about the advantages of homeownership.

CHESAPEAKE

• March 10 and March 12, 2008 from 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. at the Geneva Square Community Center, located at 700 Geneva Ave. Hosted by Catholic Charities. For more information, please contact Kim Dail at (757) 233-6402.

FRANKLIN

• March 4 and March 6, 2008 from 5:30 – 8:30 p.m. at The Up Center, located at 213 N. College Drive. For more information, please contact Beth Cheatham at (757) 562-3306.

HAMPTON

• March 15, 2008 from 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. at the New Beginning Empowerment Church, located at 1901 E. Pembroke Ave. Hosted by Intime Outreach, Inc. For more information, please contact Sid Alvarado at (757) 218-1163.

• March 29, 2008 from 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. at the New Beginning Empowerment Church, located at 1901 E. Pembroke Ave. Hosted by Intime Outreach, Inc. For more information, please contact Sid Alvarado at (757) 218-1163. This class offered exclusively in Spanish.

• March 29, 2008 from 9:30 a.m. – 3:30 a.m. at the West Hampton Community Center, located at 1638 Briarfield Road. Hosted by the Hampton Redevelopment and Housing Authority. For more information, please contact Luxmy Panzardi at (757) 422-9664, ext. 10.

NEWPORT NEWS

• March 4 and March 6, 2008 from 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. at the Clark Center, located at 392 Maple Ave. Hosted by Newport News Office of Human Affairs. For more information, please contact Dorothy Buchanan at (757) 643-4086.

• March 8, 2008 from 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. at the YWCA of the Virginia Peninsula, located at 2702 Orcutt Ave. For more information, please contact Janet Charity at (757) 245-6026.

NORFOLK

• March 11 and March 13, 2008 from 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. at the Norfolk Redevelopment and Housing Authority’s office, located at 201 Granby St. For more information, please contact Sydney Pettyford at (757) 314-4202.

• March 13 and March 20, 2008 from 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. at the Up Center, located at 222 West 19th St. For more information, please contact John Allen at (757) 625-2227, ext. 117.

PORTSMOUTH

• March 8, 2008 from 8:15 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. at the Charlestowne Community Center, located at 1590 Darren Circle. Hosted by Alternative Connection. For more information, please contact Marilyn Y. Hill at (757) 465-3443.

• March 8, 2008 from 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. at the Urban League of Hampton Roads, located at 3225 High St. For more information, please contact Yvette Young at (757) 627-0864.

• March 8, 2008 from 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. at the Empowerment Center, located at 2011 Queen St. Hosted by Empowerment 2010, Inc. For more information, please contact Pamela Tynes-Morgan at (757) 314-4228.

SUFFOLK

• March 6, 2008 from 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m .at the Suffolk Workforce Development Center, located at 157 N. Main St. For more information, please contact Angela Koncz at (757) 235-2151.

• March 7, 2008 from 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. at the Suffolk Workforce Development Center, located at 157 N. Main St. For more information, please contact Angela Koncz at (757) 235-2151.

• March 12 and March 13, 2008 from 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. at the Suffolk Workforce Development Center, located at 157 N. Main St. For more information, please contact Angela Koncz at (757) 235-2151.

VIRGINIA BEACH

• March 1, 2008 from 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. at the Catholic Charities of Eastern Virginia, located at 4855 Princess Anne Road. For more information, please contact Monique Cross at (757) 484-0703.

• March 15, 2008 from 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. at Community Housing Partners, located at 911 First Colonial Road. For more information, please contact Luxmy Panzardi or Kevin Harris at (757) 422-9664, ext. 10 or 11.

• March 18 and March 20, 2008 from 5:45 p.m. – 8:45 p.m. at the Virginia Beach Community Development Corporation, located at 2700 International Parkway, Suite 300. For more information, please contact Christina Lanham at (757) 463-9516.

• March 18 and March 20, 2008 from 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. at Community Housing Partners, located at 911 First Colonial Road. For more information, please contact Luxmy Panzardi or Kevin Harris at (757) 422-9664, ext. 10 or 11.

For a complete listing of VHDA’s Homeownership Classes, please visit www.vhda.com.

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