Dubuque News

Posted on: July 10, 2017

Housing Department Offering Home Ownership Workshop in August

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The City of Dubuque Housing and Community Development Dept. will host a “Home Ownership Made Easy” (HOME) workshop in August to provide information on City programs, credit and basic banking/insurance, and energy savings for those who rent or own a home.

The workshop is comprised of four classes that span four consecutive Monday evenings from 5:30-7:30 p.m. The first class begins Monday, Aug. 7.

Workshop courses will be held in Suite 312 on the third floor of the Historic Federal Building, 350 W. Sixth St. Cost is $25 per household for four classes, or free for those already participating in the City’s Housing Choice Voucher Program. The HOME workshop is required for those who wish to qualify for City homebuyer incentives.

The four-week workshop classes are broken down as follows:

• Week One: City Programs and Useful Tips, presented by City staff

• Week Two: The Keys to Your Home—Spending Plans and Credit, presented by Iowa State University Extension and Outreach of Dubuque County

• Week Three: Basic Banking/Insurance, presented by lender/insurance agent

• Week Four: The Energy Wise Take a Closer Look, presented by City staff/GreenIowa Americorp

Pre-registration is required to attend. To register, please call 563-589-4239. For more information, visit www.cityofdubuque.org/homeworkshop.

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