Wayne Metro provides comprehensive educational classes that cover topics such as budgeting and credit, landlord tenant rights, as well as the entire home buying process.
You will gain access to industry experts in each of our classes and connect with resources to help you reach your ultimate goal.
About Us and Program Purpose: Wayne Metro is a nonprofit, HUD approved comprehensive housing counseling agency. We provide education workshops and pre-purchase & foreclosure prevention housing counseling. Click here to read the full Homeownership Services Disclosure Form.
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Meet with a HUD Certified Housing Specialist to assist you with unique financial circumstances and housing issues including overcoming specific obstacles to achieving your goals such as improving credit, addressing a rental dispute, purchasing a home, locating cash for a down payment, raising awareness about critical housing topics such as predatory lending practices, fair lending and fair housing requirements, finding units accessible to persons with disabilities, and foreclosure intervention.
Wayne Metro’s Renting Right class will provide attendees with a better understanding of fair housing laws, landlord and tenant responsibilities, financial management, security deposit laws, and much much more.
The Homebuyer Club is offered monthly and covers the basics for first-time homebuyers. It is available to anyone interested in learning more about the entire home-buying and mortgage processes, as well as those already working with a lender. Satisfies lender requirements to secure various homebuyer assistance and mortgage programs.
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FOR UPCOMING CLASSES
This workshop will discuss emergency budgets, forbearance, partial claims, modifications, housing counseling, and COVID-19 related material including the moratoriums.
eHome America: Online Homebuyer and Foreclosure Education that you can complete at your own pace.
The Homebuyer Education course takes you through the general home-buying and mortgage processes. At the end of the course you will receive a certificate of completion that satisfies lender requirements. There is a fee of $125 per person for this course.
Foreclosure Education provides a basic overview of the foreclosure process and what you can expect based on your situation. This class is free.
The Homeowner Assistance Fund was established to mitigate hardships associated with the coronavirus pandemic by providing funds to prevent homeowner mortgage delinquencies, defaults, foreclosure, loss of utilities or home energy services and displacements of homeowners experiencing financial hardship.
This program is for Detroit homeowners who LIVE IN and OWN their home and are struggling with property tax debt. The first step of this program is to apply and be approved for the City of Detroit HOPE property tax exemption for current year property taxes.
Wayne Metro provides a wide variety of interactive and fun learning opportunities at no cost.
Services provided in partnership with:
Chase Bank, Chemical Bank, Huntington Bank, Bank of America, Flagstar Bank, Fifth Third Bank, AAA, PNC, Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce, Michigan State Housing Development Authority, and the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development