DHM Homebuyer Education

This page will provide you with the educational resources that you will need to obtain a Detroit Home Mortgage.

High CLTV Course

DHM's High CLTV course is one of the three courses you will need to obtain a DHM loan. You can take the course by watching the video below, and following the instructions at the end.

You may pause the video at any time or restart at any time. Take the time to understand the information presented and feel free to take notes.

Once you have finished with the course, contact one of the Homebuyer Counselors below for the next steps.

Here is a list of common acronyms that are covered in the video:

Click here for a printable version of the training video.

Renovation Course

Currently, the required renovation course is only available at the DHM offices once a month. You can register for this course under the Education Events Calendar.
Before registering for this course, please refer to the process maps below in the Resources section.

Homebuyer Education Course Calendar

Current and potential Detroit Home Mortgage borrowers can reach out to one of our homebuyer counselor partners to take the required homebuyer education course.

This events calendar is updated monthly with upcoming HUD-Approved Homebuyer Courses and DHM-Approved Homebuyer Counseling Agencies are listed below the calendar.

    April

  • 2 – HUD Approved Homebuyer Course | 10am-4pm | Oak Park | Call CHN at 248-607-5397
  • 4 – HUD Approved Homebuyer Course | 9:30am-5:30pm | Family Tree Agency
  • 14 – HUD Approved Homebuyer Course | 10am-4pm | Central Detroit Christian
  • 14 – HUD Approved Homebuyer Course | 9am-2pm | Detroit | Abayomi CDC
  • 14 - Renovation Education Course | 10am-12pm | Detroit Home Mortgage
  • 18 – HUD Approved Homebuyer Course | 9:30am-5:30pm | Family Tree Agency
  • 20 – HUD Approved Homebuyer Course | 8:30am-4:30pm | Southwest Solutions
  • 21 – HUD Approved Homebuyer Course | 9am-2pm | Detroit | Abayomi CDC
  • 21 – HUD Approved Homebuyer Course | 9am-3pm | Wayne Metro CAA
  • 28 – HUD Approved Homebuyer Course | 9:30am-5:30pm | Family Tree Agency
  • 28 – HUD Approved Homebuyer Course | 9am-3pm | Taylor | National Faith
  • 28 – HUD Approved Homebuyer Course | 10am-4pm | Oak Park | Call CHN at 248-607-5397

    June

  • 4 – HUD Approved Homebuyer Course | 10am-4pm | Oak Park | Call CHN at 248-607-5397
  • 6 – HUD Approved Homebuyer Course | 9:30am-5:30pm | Family Tree Agency
  • 9 – HUD Approved Homebuyer Course | 10am-4pm | Central Detroit Christian
  • 9 – HUD Approved Homebuyer Course | 9am-2pm | Detroit | Abayomi CDC
  • 15 – HUD Approved Homebuyer Course | 8:30am-4:30pm | Southwest Solutions
  • 16 – HUD Approved Homebuyer Course | 9am-3pm | Wayne Metro CAA
  • 16 – HUD Approved Homebuyer Course | 9am-2pm | Detroit | Abayomi CDC
  • 20 – HUD Approved Homebuyer Course | 9:30am-5:30pm | Family Tree Agency
  • 23 – HUD Approved Homebuyer Course | 9am-3pm | Livonia | National Faith
  • 23 – HUD Approved Homebuyer Course | 10am-4pm | Oak Park | Call CHN at 248-607-5397
  • 30 – HUD Approved Homebuyer Course | 9:30am-5:30pm | Family Tree Agency

Homebuyer Counseling Agencies


Abayomi Community Development


Community Housing Network


Amandla Community Development


Central Detroit Christian


Family Tree Agency


GreenPath, Inc.


National Faith Homebuyers


Detroit Non-Profit Housing Corporation


Southwest Economic Solutions


U SNAP BAC


Wayne Metro Community Action Agency

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