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Are you considering purchasing your first home, but feeling overwhelmed by the process? Don’t go it alone.

SCC offers a comprehensive education program for First-Time Homebuyers. Classes feature presentations from area realtors, lenders, home inspectors, lawyers and insurance agents – all the professionals a homebuyer will encounter in their journey to purchasing their first property.

While gaining insight from those who know the industry and the competitive market best, participants also learn about affordable mortgage opportunities geared specifically toward first-time homebuyers.


Take our Zoom “Live” Class

(4 classes per session or 2 weekend classes)

Upcoming Weekday Evening 2024 Dates
January 16, 17, 23 & 24
February 12, 13, 19 &20
March 12, 13, 19 & 20
May 14, 15, 21, & 22 (Spanish classes)
June 11, 12, 17 & 18
Weekend 2024 Dates
April 13 & 20 (Saturday classes)


Take our Zoom “Live” Class

Upon completion, you’ll receive a letter that enables you to access products geared specifically towards first-time homebuyers such as the ONE and MassHousing loans. The classes are taught in English. Pre-registration is required, and the registration fee is $65 per person or $90 for two. Participants must attend all sessions in order to receive the certificate.


Take our Framework Online Self-paced Course

Please go here to register for the Framework class.  Once all the modules have been completed, you will be prompted to complete a 1-on-1 meeting with one of our Asset Building Specialists.  To register for this meeting, please click the link on this page.

**Please Note** – Due to limited class space, registration for the 1-on-1 meeting should only be done once ALL modules have been completed.

If you’ve completed the training, you can schedule a meeting for the following dates:

2023 Dates
December 19

2024 Dates
January 30
February 27
March 26
April 23
May 28

Register here for Advisory Session

For more information please contact Renee Taylor, asset building specialist, at (617) 410-9907.

Learn the story of SCC - watch the mini documentary:

Members of the community in Somerville, MA come together for an illuminated walk to bring attention to gentrification and housing affordability in East Somerville. Produced in collaboration with the Somerville Community Corporation and Mister Francis. Written, directed, and edited by Andrew Eldridge. Produced by Elizabeth Eldridge, Andrew Eldridge.

For tenants of the 100 Homes program, if you are in need of an urgent repair please call 1-617-410-9915. For life-threatening or other emergencies please call 911.

Somerville sits on the original homelands of the Massachusett, Wampanoag, Naumkeag, and Nipmuc tribal nations. We acknowledge the painful history of genocide and forced removal from this territory, and we honor and respect the many diverse Indigenous peoples still connected to this land on which we live and work.

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