Ready To Start Your Journey To Homeownership? (Registration Closes Feb 9)

    Applications close soon. Register today! Habitat for Humanity /  Lake-Sumter is hosting a FREE financial education program in partnership with financial expert and educator, Jo-El Gonzalez with Seacoast Bank.

    This 6-week course is designed to prepare you with the essential financial knowledge and tools you need to make your home-owning dreams a reality. To take part in this free program, save the date and be sure to apply online. Applications close February 9th, 2024.

    Course subjects include Budgeting and Money Management, Savings, Fraud Protection, Credit Management, Debt Management, and Homebuying Basics, with additional information about Habitat’s Home Ownership program.

    Classes will be held online from 6 P.M. to 7 P.M. throughout February and March 2024. All classes must be attended to receive your certificate of completion. You can provide the certificate to Habitat staff when applying for the homeownership program so they know you would make a great top candidate for a Habitat home. If you are approved for a home within two years of taking this course, we will also credit your time spent on the course towards your required sweat equity!*

    Course DatesCandidates wishing to apply for the course must meet certain requirements:

    Course Dates Candidates wishing to apply for the course must meet certain requirements:
    • February 15th
    • February 22nd
    • February 29th
    • March 7th
    • March 14th
    • March 21st (class will be held in person, refreshments provided)
    • Must either live or work in Lake or Sumter Counties
    • Must be available to attend ALL class dates and times listed
    • Must be willing to partner with Habitat Lake-Sumter and commit to the work requested for the course

    For more information, please feel free to reach out to Veronica at

    Save this link and be sure to check back in when the application for the course is available. We hope to see you there!

    *Please note: Completing the course is NOT an approval for Habitat’s Homeownership program. It is an opportunity for members of the community to learn steps you can take to achieve your goal of homeownership.



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