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First Time Homebuyer Class

This 12-hour course offered by PRC and A Shared Initiative, Inc (ASII).  is certified by the LA Homebuyer Education Collaborative. It acquaints prospective buyers with the details of purchase contracts, insurance, fiscal fitness, budgeting, home maintenance, and more. Students emerge from the program prepared to tackle a home purchase process and meet the demands of owning and caring for a home. All sessions are mandatory for completion of the course, which is preceded by a one-on-one financial counseling session.

Course dates: Tuesday, January 9th thru January 12th, from 5:30-8:00pm.

Advance registration is required. The last day to register is December 30th.  Registration information is below:



  1. You must first register at one of the two locations: (Note: PRC will be CLOSED for the Holidays beginning Friday, December 23, 2016). During this time, registration should take place at the ASI-Harahan Corporate Office.

Preservation Resource Center (PRC)

923 Tchoupitoulas St.

New Orleans, LA 70117

ASII-Harahan Corporate Office

5508 Citrus Blvd.

Harahan, LA 70123


Registration fee for ASII Members is $75 for an individual or $100 for a couple/hosuehold. The fee for Non-ASII Members is $100 for an individual or $115 for a couple/household. note: **MONEY ORDERS [WRITTEN OUT TO ASII] ARE THE ONLY ACCEPTABLE FORM OF PAYMENT**

  1. Schedule your counseling session with a counselor.  This counseling session is conducted to gauge your readiness for homeownership.  During the session, we will pull your credit report and develop a budget. The counseling session is a requirement and must be scheduled prior to the class.
  1. Attend your scheduled one on one counseling session. All participants are required to bring in the required intake application and required documents listed on the intake packet cover page.  This intake packet will be either emailed to you or provided to you at the time of registration.
  1. Attend the First Time Homebuyer’s Workshop in its entirety.  The location of the class will be disclosed to you when you register for the class.  All participants must complete the class in its entirety to receive a letter of completion.  The letter of completion of the First Time Homebuyer’s class is valid for 2 years from the day of completion.


Should you have any questions or concerns, please feel free to contact us via email or telephone:

Maryann Miller, PRC

Program Manager, Operation Comeback

[email protected]

(504) 636-3046

Suzanne Blaum, PRC

Director of Education and Outreach

[email protected]

(504) 636-3399

Giazzlyn BrumfieldASII

Non-profit Manager

[email protected]

(504) 733-1733 ext. 79704



January 9, 2017 at 5:30pm
January 12, 2017 at 8:00pm
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Maryann Miller
(504) 636-3046


Preservation Resource Center
923 Tchoupitoulas St.
New Orleans, LA 70130 United States
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