Housing Counseling

Group and Individual Services

Athens Land Trust is a HUD Approved Housing Counseling Agency that 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
  •  Financial Management Workshops
View the calendar on the righthand side of the page titled “Upcoming Community Classes and Workshops” for a list of current group counseling classes.

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

Homebuyer Education Schedule
8:30 am Homebuyer Education Class
Homebuyer Education Class
Dec 9 @ 8:30 am – 4:30 pm
The Homebuyer Education Course will take place in person at the Athens Land Trust Office. For more information and to register, visit the Homebuyer Education Class page. Classes are typically held on Saturdays, with occasional exceptions.   Click here to register.