Classes and Events

Homebuyer Classes

Staff 2018 with homebuyers

2018 Homebuyer class schedule:

March 6th and 13th
April 3rd and 10th
May 1st and 8th
June 5th and 12th
August 7th and 14th
September 4th and 11th
October 2nd and 9th

All 2018 homebuyer classes will be held from 6-9PM at our office at 682 Berkmar Circle, 2nd floor.

Click on the date to register for a class or call our office at 434-817-2436 or search for any of our homebuyer classes here.

Feel free to share our 2-day classes homebuyer flyer.

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Click on the date to register for a class or call our office at 434-817-2436.


Announcing the Piedmont Housing Alliance Homebuyer Club! This is a peer support group and a homeownership-counseling program. The program offers low-to-moderate income residents a comprehensive program of education and peer support to prepare for home purchase and to sustain that investment of time and money by supporting them.

Come learn more at an upcoming orientation on October 25, 6-7:30 p.m. at our office, 682 Berkmar Circle, Charlottesville, VA.

Learn how to:

  • Build wealth and reduce expenses
  • Plan for your financial future
  • Set goals for buying a home

We can help with down payment assistance and closing costs for home purchasing in the City of Charlottesville, Albemarle, Fluvanna, Louisa, Greene and Nelson counties.  Ask us more about this!

Financial Education Series

Piedmont Housing Alliance’s HUD approved Housing Counseling staff members provide community classes to help you better understand your monthly spending habits, your income, credit report and how to save.  Each class focuses on a different aspect of personal finance so we encourage you to attend more than one.

Here is a list of classes that will be held from 10-11AM at Greenstone on 5th at the community center, 746 Prospect Avenue, Charlottesville, VA:   

August 20th – Borrowing Basics
September 17th – Loan to Own, Know What You are Borrowing Before You Get the Loan
October 15th – Helping Your Children with Financial Education

Feel free to share our financial education flyer.

Classes are FREE, but you DO need to register. To register for these financial education classes, please call Olivia Raines at 434-220-3704 or us at 434-422-4848 or email to let us know you are coming.

Free Credit Reports with BB&T and Piedmont Housing Alliance

Are you tired of constant credit problems? Want to know what’s on your credit report? The BB&T Bank Bus is headed to Friendship Court on November 9 from 5-7 p.m. to help! Hop onboard the bus and take advantage of the financial resources BB&T is conveniently bringing to your doorstep. With friendly, knowledgeable staff and complete internet access, the BB&T Bank Bus offers information and resources covering a variety of areas. This event is FREE and open to the public. Learn more about financial counseling with Piedmont Housing Alliance too. Refreshments are served! For more info call 434-817-0666 or email