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Fair Housing Education & Outreach Programs

Current Seminars

Join Garland Fair Housing Services for a short Documentary Film Presentation and Discussion of "A Matter of Place".

Thursday, April 16, 2015 at 5:30 PM

Carver Center Bldg. 2

232 Carver Dr. Garland, Texas 75040

Please RSVP at 972-205-3300

Light refreshments to be served.




FREE - First Time Homebuyers Seminar Series

Learn the steps and get certified to become a Homebuyer

Attendance Required at all 3 Sessions in order to receive certificate.

Seminar 1                                       Tuesday, April 21, 2015 – 5:30 PM – 8 PM

What you will learn:                        Tips on selecting a home

                                                         Mortgage financing process

                                                         Real Estate contract overview

                                                         Role of the Lender & Realtor


Seminar 2                                       Tuesday, April 28, 2015 – 5:30 PM – 8 PM

What you will learn:                        Role of the title company

                                                         Property taxes

                                                         Homeowner insurance

                                                         Homeowner Associates


Seminar 3                                       Tuesday, May 5, 2015 – 5:30 PM – 8 PM

What you will learn:                        Rights & Responsibilities of home ownership

                                                        The home inspection & minor home repair

                                                         Budgeting / Consumer awareness

                                                         Predatory Lending


Register for these free seminars and workshops by calling 972-205-3300. Classes are held at the City of Garland Unified Learning Center (COGULC) located at 232 Carver Dr. Bldg. 2, Garland, TX.

 This seminar is being provided by Dallas County Home Loan Counseling Center, a HUD approved Counseling Center, and City of Garland Fair Housing Services.