Free program aims to create success in home ownership.
The City of Killeen will host a free First Time Homebuyer Education Class July 28. The session is from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Killeen Arts and Activities Center, 801 N. 4th Street, Building E.
Participants will receive valuable information regarding the home buying process, mortgage options, money management and goal setting, credit control and purchase assistance programs.
Information will also be provided about the Homebuyer Assistance Program (HAP). First time homebuyers with a low to moderate income level may qualify for up to $7,500 of purchase assistance funding to be used toward down payment and closing costs. Additionally, properties may be eligible for repairs or rehabilitation to meet current building standards. More information is available at killeentexas.gov/hap.
Advance registration is required and can be done now by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org, visiting killeentexas.gov/hap or calling 501-7845.
Attendees must be at least 17 years of age. A Spanish translator is available with 72-hour notice.