Frequently Asked Questions

The course lasts 12 hours and generally meets 6 hours over 2 days or 4 hours over 3 days. You must attend all 12 hours to graduate from the course and qualify for the grant.

A registration fee of $50 per household is requested prior to participation in the workshop, however, households can request a reduced or waived registration fee if needed.

If you have successfully completed the CDA’s counseling and education courses and are close to purchasing a home, you may qualify for a $4,000 down payment or closing cost grant.

You must be a first-time homebuyer purchasing a home in Scott County and meet income and other loan requirements to be eligible. Please call (952) 402-9022 or see the grant criteria for more information about how to qualify.

Yes. Framework is an online homebuyer education course that is an accepted education course by many lenders, possibly qualifying homebuyers for grants or other loan benefits. The Framework certification, however, does not meet the education requirement of the Scott County CDA grant.

Yes. Spanish Homebuyer Education Workshops are 8-hour workshops presented in the Spanish language are offered in Scott County by partner agencies, CLUES and NeDA. CLUES and NeDA also offer classes in Spanish in different locations all year long. These workshops meet the education requirement for the Scott County CDA Grant Program and include the same topic areas as the 12-hour course outlined above.

To register, please use the contact info below:

NEDA
Phone: 651-292-0131
Text: 855-292-0131
Fax: 651-292-092
https://nedahome.org/

CLUES
Phone: 612-746-3500
Fax: 612-871-1058
http://www.clues.org/

Yes. Please call or email us and we’ll work with you to make arrangements.