Homeownership dreams can come true!
It is a dream come true. I received a $110,000 in down payment assistance. Thank you FACE!
- Vicente Cain Rivera, 22 years old
$2,900 Out of pocket cost
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Through the help of FACE, I got $133,000!
- Sera Chang, Korean Missionary's Daughter
$13,000 Out of pocket cost
The Faith and Community Empowerment (FACE) mission is to support and improve underserved communities and utilize the Homeownership Program to assist individuals in attaining and retaining the “American Dream” of homeownership. FACE LA is a HUD approved housing counseling agency that has helped over 10,000 clients on their way to homeownership.
The FACE Homeownership Program is divided into 5 sub-programs to assist underserved communities with the challenging process of buying a home.
Homebuyer Education Classes
The FACE Homebuyer Education Classes consists of 8-hour, HUD-approved, homebuyer classes. The 8-hour certificate is a requirement of various down payment assistance programs offered by government agencies and banks. During the COVID-19 season, FACE is offering these classes online through video conferencing for social distancing safety.
**PLEASE NOTE: You MUST be registered AND take the entire 8-hour class to receive the certificate.**
Regardless of requirements, the information provided will help you to understand all aspects of the mortgage and homebuying process ensuring you the best opportunity to find a prospective home, get approved for a home loan, and lock in the lowest possible mortgage rates and loan processing fees.
You will become an informed homebuyer fluent in financial literacy & home buying:
managing and/or improving credit score
various bank and government down payment programs
special loan products:
zero down payment
4 to 1 match savings, up to $22,000
qualifying for a mortgage loan
finding your home
getting your offer accepted
getting your keys to your house!
As a part of the FACE Homebuyer Educations Classes, FACE offers continued individual counseling through our network of professionals committed to and specializing in first-time and low to moderate income homebuyers. From the start of the homeownership search to the closing of the purchase of your home, we provide expert guidance.
The FACE Homebuyer Education Classes are offered twice a month in English and Korean for a one-time fee of $60. Additionally, a $10 discount may apply when you preregister and prepay for the class.
For more information see below or click the following links:
Live Webinar Classes
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If scheduled live webinar classes are not convenient, FACE also offers options for online classes that you can access 24-7 at your convenience at your own pace.
**Please note that these classes may not meet some requirements for required homebuyer educations. (For Example, City of Los Angeles Housing + Community Investment Department [HCIDLA] Low Income Purchase Assistance [LIPA] and Mortgage Credit Certificate [MCC] programs require in-person classes. Please contact at for more details.)
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