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The Homebuyer Readiness Committee implements strategies to help housing practitioners increase homebuyer readiness in the communities they serve.

47

certified homebuyer educators

30

certified financial educators

16

certified post-purchase trainers

17

financial coaches

6

new HERO partners

2021

MILESTONES

> Develop HBR Resource Bank for practitioners:
         - Presentation templates
         - Virtual platform tools
         - Funding resources
         - Financial apps
         - Consumer tools
> Create two best practice case study models
> Conduct virtual train the-trainer certification sessions:
         - Financial education
         - Pathways: Homeownership
         - Post Purchase
         - Coaching
> Conduct six webinars, to include responding to the impacts of COVID-19 on homeownership

2019

MILESTONES

> Conduct wills clinics
> Conduct financial coaching training
> Conduct Pathways instructor certification training
> Develop home loan tracking book for clients going through homebuyer process
> Develop and conduct post-purchase training
> Conduct homebuyer education training for new Councils
> Increase capacity and number of HERO partners

"We are providing tools and resources for practitioners who are on the front lines and guiding Native families along their unique paths to homeownership."

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Financial Coaching Report


This report details the Coalition’s 10-month “financial coaching to support homeownership” initiative. It explains how financial coaching can support homeownership programs, what steps participants took to implement a financial coaching approach, and provides a case study.

Download Report

Homeownership Practitioner Resource Bank


Access an online resource bank with a variety of tools and templates designed especially for practitioners who are on the front lines of the Native American homeownership movement.

Access Resource Bank

Homebuyer Journal


This journal was developed as a tool that homebuyer practitioners could provide to their clients as they travel the path toward homeownership. It includes an abundance of exercises on vision, values, and goals, as well as budgeting templates and calendars.

Order Journals

Get Involved!


To get involved with the Homebuyer Readiness Committee,please contact one of the committee chairs.

Ana Garibaldi
Thunder Valley Community Development Corporation

Kelsie Whiting
Lakota Funds

Elaine Mato Tamahece

Get Involved!


To get involved with the Homebuyer Readiness Committee, please contact one of the committee chairs.

Ana Garibaldi
Thunder Valley Community Development Corporation

Kelsie Whiting
Lakota Funds
Elaine Mato Tamahece