Introduction to Homeownership

ICCF works with individuals and families to determine whether or not homeownership is an appropriate next step for them.

Our Introduction to Homeownership classes will help you prepare for homeownership. Content for this two-session series includes:

  • Homeownership readiness
  • Credit and budgeting
  • Choosing the right home
  • Fair housing
  • Purchase and closing processes
  • And more!

Free childcare is available for children ages two and older. Children must be potty-trained and the number of children needing care must be noted at registration.

SERVICES & POLICIES Fees for Services ҅ Introduction to Homeownership:

– $20 dollars for first registrant

– $5 for each additional registrant in the same household

– $5 reschedule fee per registrant

-Only one reschedule allowed ,Must be requested at least 3 days before originally scheduled class

* All fees are non-refundable and registration is non-transferable *

Fees may be waived for those with proof of hardship ҅ All other Housing Counseling and Education Services are Free of Charge.

Housing Counseling Policies ҅ Housing Counseling is by appointment only ҅ Appointments may be re-scheduled due to incomplete paperwork or documentation, or late arrival ҅ We strongly recommend arranging alternative care for children during Housing Counseling appointments
Non-Discrimination Policy Policy Statement: The Inner City Christian Federation (ICCF) supports and promotes fair and equal access for all people in the delivery of housing education and housing counseling services, and access to housing. No person shall be denied services or housing on the basis of race, color, religion (creed), sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, physical or mental disabilities, national origin, age, height, weight, familial status or marital statu


920 Cherry Street SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49506


$20 for first person & $5 for each additional household member



Call (616) 336-9333

Upcoming Classes

The classes in this series are offered as one Saturday session or two evening sessions.

If class says “Sold Out”  you must sign up for the next available class.

December Classes

Saturday, December 2nd  9am-3pm

December  6th & 7th 6-9pm

Spanish Translation/Traducción Español

December 6th &7th 6pm-9pm

Esta clase solo estará disponible para traducción en español

January Classes

Saturday January 20th


January 31st  & FEBRUARY 1st  6-9pm

February Classes

Saturday, February 3rd  9am-3pm

Saturday February 17th 9am-3pm


Wednesday February 21st  & Thursday  22nd  6pm-9pm


March Classes

Wednesday, March 7th and Thursday March 8th  6pm-9pm

Saturday March 17th 9am-3pm

Wednesday March 14th & Thursday 15th 6-9pm


Introducción a la Propiedad de vivienda Miercoles 21 de Marzo y Jueves 22 de Marzo clase en Español

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