Homebuyer Counseling

The Washington County CDA is a HUD-Approved housing counseling agency and adhere to the National Industry Standards for Homeownership Education and Counseling.  As an active member of the Minnesota Advisors Network, services are confidential and counseling is given at no cost to participants. 


Topics covered in a typical session:


  • Credit report review and strategies to improve your credit.
  • Monthly budget now and as a homeowner.
  • Deciding how much house you can afford.
  • Reviewing loan products and down payment and closing cost assistance.


Required forms can be accessed below and are requested 24 hours in advance of your appointment. 

CDA Homebuyer Application (PDF)
Homebuyer Budget Spreadsheet (PDF or Excel)
Disclosure and Privacy statements (PDF)

To schedule an appointment, call 651-202-2822 or email homeownership@washingtoncountycda.org.