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It is the vision of the St. Lawrence County Housing Council, Inc. that every resident of St. Lawrence County should have access to decent and affordable housing in vital and vibrant communities.

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First Time Home Buyer Class

Please note: Our first time home buyer funding has been exhausted for 2021. We will update for next year when we get word of funding.

Thank you for your interest in our homebuyer education classes!

  • The education class is open to ALL homebuyers;
  • Enclosed packet contains a registration form (yellow), class dates and general homebuyer grant information;
  • All in house classes are held at our main office: 19 Main street, Canton, NY 13617

The Housing Council believes that home buyers, facing the largest single investment they will likely ever make, should have access to as much information and technical assistance as possible.

The Housing Council provides training to educate prospective home buyers on key elements of the home purchase process, including: household economics and budgeting, the wise use of credit, working with real estate agents, evaluating mortgage products, home inspections, and household maintenance and upkeep.

NOTE:  Any participant wishing to apply for the North Country Housing Council First Time Homebuyer Grant to assist with down payment and closing costs MUST attend the class offered at our office. Online education will NOT be accepted for the grant participants.

You may register for the class date of your choice. The cost is $75 per participant, grant eligibility requires ALL persons applying for a mortgage must attend. Pre-payment must be received prior to class date to ensure seating confirmation.

Please return the Yellow registration form you will find in the registration packet, with either a check or money order made out to NCHC (cash is NOT accepted) and mail to:

North Country Housing Council

19 Main Street

Canton, NY  13617

 

 ****This is a non-refundable fee****

If you have additional questions regarding registration, please call our office at 315-386-8576

Housing Rehabilitation
2021 Rehab Application

 

First time Home buyer

2022 Registration/Schedule

19 Main Street

Canton, NY 13617

 

Phone: 315-386-8576

Fax: 315-386-1564

abowman@slchc.org

HOURS
Monday - Thursday 8am to 4pm
Friday - Closed

The North Country Housing Council is a non-profit organization that exists for the sole purpose of assisting St. Lawrence County residents in a variety of ways. We are not here to sell a product. This website is here to assist, educate and provide you with useful information.

© St. Lawrence County Housing Council, Inc. DBA North Country Housing Council

The Housing Council believes that home buyers, facing the largest single investment they will likely ever make, should have access to as much information and technical assistance as possible.

The Housing Council provides classroom training to educate prospective home buyers on key elements of the home purchase process, including: household economics and budgeting, the wise use of credit, working with real estate agents, evaluating mortgage products, home inspections, and household maintenance and upkeep.

 

  • We offer both in-house and online classes
  •  The education class is open to ALL homebuyers.
  •  The registration form, class dates, and general homebuyer grant information is available online.
  • All in house classes are held at our main office: 19 Main Street, Canton, NY 13617

Any participant wishing to apply for the North Country Housing Council First Time Home Buyer Grant to assist with down payment and closing costs MUST attend the class offered at our office. Online education will NOT be accepted for grant participants.

You may register for the class date of your choice. The cost is $75 per participant. Grant eligibility requires that ALL persons applying for a mortgage must attend the class. Pre-payment must be received prior to class date to ensure seating confirmation.

 

Please return the registration form and either a check or money order (cash NOT accepted) made out to NCHC and mail to:

North Country Housing Council
Att'n: HBE

19 Main Street

Canton, NY 13617

 

Online class can be accessed here on our website by clicking the eHome America button and follow the homebuyer links. Different fees apply. If you have additional questions regarding registration please call our office at 315-386-8576