Newsletter - Volume IIII | May 1, 2019
May Homeowner Education Opportunity Classes Announced
CAHPs Homeowner Education Resource Opportunity (HERO) program offers D-I-Y style home repair classes each month. Participants can expect to learn things like the basics of operating power tools, how to re-key your home, and weatherization tips for the winter months.

May's classes will continue with our wall construction series. Each week participants will be guided through the different stages of a kitchen remodel including, cabinetry , sink install, and tiling. Classes are designed to be hands-on and provide participants with necessary safety tips.

RSVP now and attendees will be entered to win a $25 Home Depot gift card . Visit our workshop calendar for a complete list of classes.

Reserve the Tool Truck Today
Our mobile Tool Truck and Tool Library is available to use for City of Lansing residents, neighborhood organizations, and community based groups at no cost. The truck/library is outfitted with over 200+ tools for home repairs, neighborhood cleanups, and community garden days. Tools range from lawn mower, shovels, garden tools, power drills, rototiller, and more. Individual tools may be loaned out as well.

Down Payment Assistance Available for MSU Employees
The Employee Home Ownership Program (EHOP) provides home buying assistance from employers, specifically Michigan State University. Eligible employees can use $5,000 reward for either a down payment or closing costs. This program has no income restrictions.

Senior Housing Counselor Achieves HUD Certification
Congratulations to LeighAnna Beach, Senior Housing Counselor for CAHP, who recently earned her HUD Housing Counselor certification. This distinguished honor recognizes a counselor's level of expertise, and commitment to helping individuals assess their financial situation, evaluate options, and develop a plan to get help.
"LeighAnna offers key support to individuals looking to understand the home buying process, tackle debt, and create a manageable budget. Her professionalism, and skill make her a vital asset to our organization, and the community we serve." - Rawley, CAHP Executive Director

MAY 5th
NEIGHBORHOOD CLEANUP DAY
 10:00am - 2:00pm

600 W. Maple Street,
Lansing, MI 48906

Join CAHP and SouthNaz Church for spring cleanup day at the Neighborhood Empowerment Center! Come ready to work outside, meet neighbors, and enjoy a free lunch.


MAY 15th
INSURANCE PLANNING 101

 5:30pm - 8:00pm

600 W. Maple Street,
Lansing, MI 48906

Come hear from industry experts on the different types of insurance options available This class will cover types of policies related to home ownership. Opportunity to win a Meijer gift card!

MAY 21st & 22nd
HOME BUYER EDUCATION

 5:30pm - 8:30pm

600 W. Maple Street,
Lansing, MI 48906

This is a two night class. Participants must attend both nights to receive credit. This class offers an inside look at the home buying process. Come learn from experts in the field.


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