Residents of Washtenaw County can receive Homebuyer education and may be eligible for downpayment assistance to help with the costs of purchasing their first home. Homeownerships Assistance Programs are open to households currently living in Washtenaw County and purchasing in Washtenaw County.
The Washtenaw Housing Education Partners (WHEP) are committed to providing high quality housing education for current, future and former Washtenaw County homeowners. Through our partnership of seven local non-profit agencies & county government departments, we provide education and counseling.
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Members of the Washtenaw Housing Education Partners provide housing education and counseling according to Michigan State Housing Development Authority and Department of Housing and Urban Development guidelines. Housing Counselors in the Washtenaw Housing Education Partners may be certified by one or both of these agencies.