Bay Area Affordable Homeownership Alliance

Workshop Sessions Scheduled for 5:30PM to 7:30PM
Tuesday, November 14, 2023
Wednesday, November 15, 2023
Thursday, November 16, 2023

Attendants must attend all three sessions to obtain

their HUD Homebuyer Education Certificate.

Free HUD Approved Homebuyer Education Workshop

A-1 Community Housing Services logo and link

The workshop is being taught by A-1 Community Housing Services (A-1 CHS). A-1 CHS is an East Bay HUD approved homebuyer education and counseling provider. In addition to delivering homebuyer education, A-1 CHS also provides valuable first time homebuyer counseling.  To secure a HUD homebuyer certificate, all workshop attendants must also receive one hour of free homebuyer pre-purchase counseling.  To get more information on A-1 CHS, visit their website at .


​​​​​The City of Antioch, in conjunction with the Bay Area Affordable Homeownership Alliance (BAAHA), are hosting a free HUD approved homebuyer education workshop.  This HUD approved workshop fulfills the requirements for Antioch households to submit an application to participate in the City of Antioch’s Home Ownership Program (AHOP).  Resources made available through AHOP and its partners can provide up to $131,000 in downpayment assistance subsidies for eligible first time homebuyers to purchase a home in Antioch.

The workshop is scheduled over three Zoom sessions delivered from 5:30pm to 7:30pm, commencing on Tuesday, November 14 through Thursday November 16, 2023.  Attendants must attend all three sessions to obtain their HUD Homebuyer Education Certificate.

​​Information covered in the homebuyer education workshop will include (and not be limited to):

  • Preparation to become a homebuyer/owner– topics covered will include and not be limited to: budgeting; credit requirements and management; and considerations to take into account prior to embarking upon the home purchase process.
  • Home Purchase Steps – topics covered will include, and not be limited to:​​

City of Antioch Home Ownership Program (AHOP) 

Antioch Home Ownership Program Logo
City of Antioch California Logo.
  • Additional Insight on the Antioch Home Ownership Program (AHOP) – BAAHA will provide additional information on AHOP subsidy resources, Program eligibility requirements, and the next steps to apply for AHOP subsidies.
  • Obtaining a first loan approval - how to choose your lender, types of loans, the loan approval process
  • Purchasing your home – a breakdown of all the purchase transaction steps, and selecting and working with a real estate agent

Registration for the education workshop is required. To register go to A-1 Community Housing Services workshop registration website page located at . To attend the November 14 through 16 workshop series, registration must be made for the First Time Homebuyer Workshop Part I, II and III.