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Building HOME: Homebuyer Programs


This module, Homebuyer Programs, is Module 5 of the Building HOME training. Building HOME is a collection of self-paced online training modules that provides a comprehensive overview of the HOME Program and covers all program activities, including homeowner and homebuyer, rental housing, tenant-based rental assistance, and CHDO activities.

Training Order: Have you completed Modules 1-3? If not, please complete Modules 1-3 which are a prerequisite to take this module.


This module provides an overview of the following topics:

  • Overview of Homebuyer Programs
  • Activities and Eligible Costs
  • Requirements Related to the HOME-Assisted Properties and HOME-Assisted Buyers
  • Written Policies
  • Underwriting/Subsidy Layering
  • Nine-Month Sales Deadline in HOME
  • Long-Term Affordability
  • Recapture Provisions and Requirements
  • Resale Provisions and Requirements


This module is intended for government, nonprofit, for profit, and property management staff working in the HOME Program.

New Staff: Learn the basics of HOME, including the regulations and an overview of other federal regulations that apply to HOME.

Experienced Staff: Reinforce your understanding of HOME regulations and implementation.

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