Educational Opportunities

CHT Orientation

An in-depth introduction to Community Home Trust and the affordable housing program we offer in Chapel Hill and Carrboro. This is an educational requirement of the program. Orientation is conducted via Zoom and lasts one hour. After you register, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the session. You may also complete the orientation by watching a video and completing a questionnaire.

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Home Buyer Education

This class is offered in two 4-hour sessions via Zoom and gives potential buyers the tools to navigate the home-buying process. Completion of this class is a requirement of the program and most lenders, and attendance at both sessions is required to receive the certificate. This class is free and open to the public, but registration is required.

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Home Maintenance Class

In this 2.5-hour class, we discuss the major systems of a home (e.g., heat-pump, furnace/air conditioner, hot water heater, etc.), typical maintenance, troubleshooting, and potential expenses. This also is an opportunity to review the CHT Stewardship program. The class is conducted live on Zoom.

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Durham DPA Lender Information

Lenders: In order to be approved as a participating lender for the City of Durham Down Payment Assistance Program, you will need to attend a brief information session, conducted via Zoom. Once you complete the session, you will be added to the approved lender list. This session is for lenders only.

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CHT Orientation

An in-depth introduction to Community Home Trust and the affordable housing program we offer. This is an educational requirement of the program. Orientation is conducted via Zoom and lasts one hour. After you register, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the session. You may also complete the orientation by watching a video and completing a questionnaire.

For more information, contact Amy Slaughter, Sales Manager, at 919.967.1545 ext. 308 or For more information, contact Amy Slaughter, Sales Manager, at 919.967.1545 ext. 308 or aslaughter@communityhometrust.org.

2022 Orientation Dates

NOTE: Dates and times are subject to change. Click the button to register or begin the online orientation.

May 9, 6 p.m.
July 11, 6 p.m.
September 15, 6 p.m.
November 16, 6 p.m.
June 6, 12 noon
August 15, 12 noon
October 10, 12 noon
December 12, 12 noon
Online Orientation

Home Buyer Education

This class is offered in two 4-hour sessions via Zoom and gives potential buyers the tools to navigate the home-buying process. Completion of this class is a requirement of the program and most lenders, and attendance at both sessions is required to receive the certificate. This class is free and open to the public, but registration is required. After you register, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the sessions.

For more information, contact Amy Slaughter, Sales Manager, at 919.967.1545 ext. 308 or aslaughter@communityhometrust.org.

2022 Homebuyer Education Class Dates: coming soon

Home Maintenance Class

In this 2.5-hour class, we discuss the major systems of a home (e.g., heat-pump, furnace/air conditioner, hot water heater, etc.), typical maintenance, troubleshooting, and potential expenses. This also is an opportunity to review the CHT Stewardship program. The class is conducted live on Zoom.

Classes are limited to 6 participants and are open to CHT homeowners only at this time.

CHT Homeowner Maintenance Workshop 2022

NOTE: Dates and times are subject to change. To register, contact Ian Morse, Property Manager, at 919.967.1545 ext. 306 or imorse@communityhometrust.org.

  • Wednesday 2/23, 11-1:30
  • Thursday 4/14, 5-7:30
  • Thursday 6/9, 5-7:30
  • Thursday 9/1, 11-1:30
  • Thursday 11/3, 5-7:30

Durham Down Payment Assistance Program Lender Information Sessions

Lenders: In order to be approved as a participating lender for the City of Durham Down Payment Assistance Program, you will need to attend a brief information session, conducted via Zoom.

The information portion of the session lasts 10-15 minutes and is followed by time for questions. Once you complete the session, you will be added to the approved lender list. This session is for lenders only and covers program eligibility, property requirements, application process, underwriting requirements, and next steps for your clients.

Click the button below to register for an upcoming session.

May 12, 12 noon
May 27, 9 a.m.