First Time Home Buyer Class

The Housing Council believes that home buyers, facing the largest single investment they will likely ever make, should have access to as much information and technical assistance as possible. 


The Housing Council provides training to educate prospective home buyers on key elements of the home purchase process, including: household economics and budgeting, the wise use of credit, working with real estate agents, evaluating mortgage products, home inspections, and household maintenance and upkeep.

The education class is open to ALL homebuyers;


Download the FTHB packet, it contains a registration form (yellow), class dates and general homebuyer grant information; All in house classes are held at our main office: 19 Main street, Canton, NY 13617

NOTE:  Any participant wishing to apply for the North Country Housing Council First Time Homebuyer Grant to assist with down payment and closing costs MUST attend the class offered at our office. Online education will NOT be accepted for the grant participants.

You may register for the class date of your choice. The cost is $75 per participant, grant eligibility requires ALL persons applying for a mortgage must attend. Pre-payment must be received prior to class date to ensure seating confirmation.

Please return the Yellow registration form you will find in the registration packet, with either a check or money order made out to NCHC (cash is NOT accepted) and mail to: 

North Country Housing Council

19 Main Street

Canton, NY  13617


 ****This is a non-refundable fee****

If you have additional questions regarding registration, please call our office at 315-386-8576