Morris Brown College Financial Navigator Program: HUD-Certified Homebuyer Workshop

April 1, 2023 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Through a HUD grant, Morris Brown College has teamed up with Athens Land Trust, a HUD-Certified Housing Counseling agency to offer financial literacy to the entire MBC family, and the greater Atlanta community. Note: The Atlanta Locations and Zoom confirmations will be sent to those registered closer to the workshop date.
Here are the course date options:
Saturday, October 22, 2022 Time: 9 am – 4 pm Location: Atlanta
Saturday, March 11, 2023 Time: 9 am – 4 pm Location: Virtual (ZOOM)
Saturday, April 1, 2023 Time: 9 am – 4 pm Location: Atlanta

Course Contents:

  1. Steps to Homeownership
  2. How Much Home Can You Afford
  3. Taking on a Mortgage
  4. Housing Professionals
  5. Getting Your Loan Pre-Approved
  6. Making the Offer/Closing
  7. Preparing for Homeownership
  8. Shopping for a Home
  9. After the Move/Budget and Credit

The financial literacy programming is facilitated by Athens Land Trust Housing Counselor, Ayanna Hall, and Director of Education, Alumna Dr. Tawana Smith Mattox ’91 (Dr. T). In addition, 10 MBC students are serving as “navigators” as they prepare to become financial literacy educators, and/or HUD Certified counselors.

To participate in the Homebuyer Workshop, please fill out the following form and select a date to attend the course. Please reach out to the course facilitators or MBC Liaison if you have any questions.
Course Facilitators: Ayanna and Dr. T Phone: 706-613-0122
MBC Liaison: Mrs. Devonne McKenzie Phone: 404-458-6085 Ext. 2011

Click here to register online.