Housing Counseling

Group and Individual Services

Athens Land Trust is a HUD Approved Housing Counseling Agency and provides affordable group education and one-on-one counseling to Athens-Clarke County residents and residents of Barrow, Oglethorpe, Walton, Oconee, Jackson, Elbert and Madison Counties.

Group Services Provided:

  • Pre-purchase Education Workshops
  • Post-purchase Education Workshops
  • Budget & Credit Workshops

Individual Services Provided:

  • Pre-purchase counseling
  • Post-purchase counseling
  • Rental counseling
  • Budget & credit counseling

Individual counseling appointments can be made by contacting us at housingcounseling@athenslandtrust.org.

Homebuyer education workshops are held every month on Saturdays from 8:30-4:30. More information can be found by clicking here.

Funding for this program is made possible by:

Athens-Clarke County Department of Housing and Community Development

Bank of America Foundation

Wells Fargo Foundation

Upcoming Community Classes and Workshops
6:00 pm Post-Purchase Workshop: Fall Eve...
Post-Purchase Workshop: Fall Eve...
Sep 14 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Post-purchase education can assist homeowners in gaining a better understanding of the steps to successfully sustain homeownership. Post-purchase education lasts just a few hours but can help owners avoid common home-ownership pitfalls and plan for success. This workshop also gives homeowners the tools and resources they´ll need to manage the many demands of homeownership. Click here ... Read more
4:00 pm Financial Literacy and Budgeting...
Financial Literacy and Budgeting...
Oct 6 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Join us for an online workshop to learn the basics of credit, budgeting, and financial literacy! In our Financial Literacy Budget Basics course, you will discover: – How to Create a Budget – Budgeting and Tracking of Expenses – Assessing needs versus wants – Managing Debt and Recognizing how to Avoid Overspending – Savings Note: ... Read more