July 1, 2017 to July 31, 2017

Online First-time Homebuyer Workshop

(All day)

Way Finders (formerly HAPHousing) is proud to offer our First-Time Homebuyer Workshop as an online course. This online homebuyer education course uses a total of 6 modules consisting of 319 slides, There is a quiz at the end of each module. You must receive a passing score on each quiz and the final assessment in order to complete the course, and you will have three attempts to earn a satisfactory score on the quizzes and final.

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July 31, 2017

"Our Homes, Our Voices" Rally

Sam Adams Park (in front of Faneuil Hall), Boston
11:30 am to 1:30 pm

Tell Congress to lift the low spending caps and fully invest in affordable housing resources that help people with low incomes keep a roof over their heads.

Join CHAPA and Mayor Martin Walsh for a rally in support of affordable homes in our communities as part of the national "Our Homes, Our Voices" week of action!

August 1, 2017

Orientation to Homeownership and Financial Education

Massachusetts Green High Performance Computing Center, 100 Bigelow Street, Holyoke, MA
6:30 pm to 8:30 pm

If you are not sure that you are ready for homeownership within the next year, the 2 hour Homebuyer Orientation Session will provide an overview of Way Finders' programs and services, and help you to clarify your goals and choose your path. The next step is up to you.

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August 9, 2017

Financial Education Series

Massachusetts Green High Performance Computing Center, 100 Bigelow Street, Holyoke, MA
6:30 pm to 8:30 pm

Need time to increase your savings, improve your credit, or just maintain a workable budget? The Financial Education Workshop will provide the tools you need to reach your financial goals.

If you would like one- on- one assistance, Way Finders will assign a Home Buying Counselor to work with you. Together you’ll determine your financial readiness to buy a home.

Session 1 - Money Management: Wednesday, August 9
Session 2 - Build-A-Budget: Wednesday, August 23
Session 3 - Credit Awareness: Wednesday, August 30

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August 10, 2017

Block Party on the Hill

William N. DeBerry School, 670 Union Street, Springfield
4:30 pm to 7:00 pm

Springfield College, along with the Old Hill and Upper Hill Neighborhood Councils, Way Finders, and the Partnership for the Renewal of Old Hill, is glad to sponsor the annual Block Party on the Hill on Thursday, Aug. 10, at William N. DeBerry School, located at 670 Union Street in Springfield.

Guests attending will be treated to free food, music, and dancing, while also being encouraged to join their local neighborhood councils. There will be a resource fair with information about health, education, and housing.