Habitat for Humanity Greater Orlando & Osceola County is now a HUD-approved housing counseling agency! 

We currently provide a monthly First-time Homebuyer Workshop, a free HUD-approved 8-hour certificate class for those who are ready to take the first step toward homeownership. 

We will also soon provide one-on-one housing counseling and guidance to Central Floridians who want to purchase a home or maintain their home. Learn more about our services below! 


Ready to take your first step into homeownership? Join us for a FREE First-time Homebuyer Workshop (FTHBW) where you will learn what it takes to become homebuyer ready!

During this HUD-approved, 8-hour certificate class, you will learn about: 

  • Financial readiness 
  • Credit 
  • Shopping for lenders and mortgages 
  • Down-payment assistance programs 
  • Working with realtors 
  • Homeowners’ insurance 
  • Home maintenance & inspection 
  • What a home title is 
  • How to apply for homestead exemption 
  • Fair housing 
  • and much more! 

This interactive workshop allows you to engage and ask questions.

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Our Housing Counseling program will provide counseling to consumers on seeking, financing, maintaining, or owning a home. Our HUD-certified Housing Advisors can provide you with one-on-one housing counseling and guidance to help you achieve your goals. This guidance is based on your need, plus your current and future financial capability. 

Our Housing Advisors will be able to assist you with: 

  • Pre-purchase/Homebuying Counseling (for Habitat’s Affordable Housing Program or a traditional mortgage)
  • Financial Management/Budget Counseling
  • Foreclosure Intervention and Prevention
  • Pre-purchase Homebuyer Education Workshops
  • And more!

Watch this short video to learn more about your journey to homeownership:

Get notified when our counseling calendar opens

Our one-on-one counseling services open this fall! To receive updates about when you can book your session, sign up for our interest list.

Questions? Please contact home@habitatorlandoosceola.org or 407-648-4567 (press option 2).