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Workshop Schedule

The Cumberland County Housing and Redevelopment Authorities in partnership with the Pennsylvania Housing Finance Agency present the Cumberland County First Time Homebuyer’s Workshop. This workshop meets the requirements for Cumberland County’s Affordable Housing Trust Fund Down Payment and Closing Cost Assistance Program, Carlisle Housing Opportunities Corporation homebuyer programs, Cumberland Non-Profit Housing Corporation homebuyer programs, PHFA loan products, and USDA Rural Development loan products.

Workshop topics include:

  • Budgeting and managing your money
  • Planning for homeownership
  • Shopping for a home
  • Understanding your credit and how to get a mortgage
  • Down payment & closing cost assistance and special financing
  • What happens at the closing?
  • Home maintenance and repairs
  • Saving Energy and Home Safety
  • Avoiding Foreclosure


There is no charge, however, registration is required. You will have to have internet to participate. Please contact the Cumberland County Redevelopment Authority at: 866-683-5907 select option 2 or email your name, address and telephone number along with your preferred class date to: mpaxton@cchra.com. Attendance at both sessions is required for the certificate. The 2021 class schedule is as follows: 6 pm to 9 pm on

January 14th and 21st

February 11th and 18th

March 11th and 18th

April 8th and 15th

May 13th and 20th

June 10th and 17th

August 12th and 19th

September 9th and 16th

October 14th and 21st

November 11th and 18th