DHOC – Classes / Workshops / Orientations

Here is where you can register for DHOC’s Foreclosure Workshop, Gateway to Homeownership Orientation Class, and Home Buyer Education Class.


Please be advised that due to course and classroom size, childcare is not provided, please make accommodations accordingly.


If you are unable to attend please provide a 24-hour notice of cancellation.


To provide the best class experience please arrive 10 to 15 before time so that you are on time. In the event that you are more than 20 minutes late, you will need to reschedule the class and/or workshop.

Home Buyer Education Class

Home Buyer’s Education Class is for families ready to begin shopping and prepare for the purchase process. It offers a comprehensive overview of the home purchase process, including useful consumer tips on mortgage options, property selection, contract negotiation, finding professional services like attorneys and inspectors, and much more. This class is required to participate in the DuPage Homestead Program and DuPage Habitat for Humanity’s program.

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Gateway to Homeownership Orientation

Gateway to Homeownership Orientation is designed to bring more people into the home-buying process and help them to be better-educated consumers and responsible homeowners.

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Foreclosure Workshop

Foreclosure Workshop is for DuPage County homeowners who are struggling to make their mortgage payments or are in foreclosure. This workshop is required in order to schedule an individual counseling session with DHOC. We’ll review the forms you need to complete and the information you need to provide in order to have a productive counseling session. We also will explain how you can get organized to work directly with your mortgage lender/servicer, and review the typical foreclosure prevention options currently available.

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