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Your Homebuying 101 Class Material

Massachusetts Mortgage Products


The Massachusetts Housing Partnership (MHP) works with communities to create innovative policy and financing solutions that provide affordable homes and better lives for the people of Massachusetts.


MassHousing is an independent, quasi-public agency created in 1966 and charged with providing financing for affordable housing in Massachusetts. The Agency raises capital by selling bonds and lends the proceeds to low- and moderate-income homebuyers and homeowners, and to developers who build or preserve affordable and/or mixed-income rental housing.


The Office of Housing provides vital public services through its nationally administered programs. It oversees the Federal Housing Administration (FHA), the largest mortgage insurer in the world, as well as regulates housing industry business.

Down Payment Assistance


Massachusetts Down Payment Assistance Programs

A statewide public nonprofit affordable housing organization that works in concert with the Governor and the state Department of Housing and Community Development (DHCD) to help increase the supply of affordable housing in Massachusetts.

Credit Reports

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Debt Reduction

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PowerPay will give you the tools to develop a personalized, self-directed debt elimination plan. Discover how quickly you can become debt free, and how much you can save in interest costs by following your debt reduction plan.

Affordable Properties


METROLIST provided you access to information on affordable housing opportunities.

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MYMASSHOME  features affordable home ownership opportunities in your area.

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Housing Navigator Massachusetts helps people find affordable rental opportunities in Massachusetts.

Homeowner Classes



The homebuyer education schedule contains pre-purchase and post-purchase courses for first-time homebuyers offered by agencies with a Seal of Approval certification from the Massachusetts Homeownership Collaborative, a designation indicating they meet the Collaborative's standards for comprehensive homebuyer education. 

Find a Home Inspector

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Massachusetts requires home inspectors to have an active license. Check your home inspectors license and other useful information about their practice.

Energy Efficiency

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Bringing simple energy savings to Massachusetts.

Landlord Resources

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Better Communities. Better Policy. Better Lives.


MassLandlords is the landlord trade association for Massachusetts. We have lease agreements, eviction notices, and every other kind of landlord help you need.

Information, Complaints, and Disputes

The Massachusetts Attorney General’s Office is an advocate and resource for the people of Massachusetts in many ways, including protecting consumers, combating fraud and corruption, investigating and prosecuting crime, and protecting the environment, workers, and civil rights.

The Division of Banks (DOB) is the chartering authority and primary regulator for financial service providers in Massachusetts. DOB's primary mission is to ensure a sound, competitive, and accessible financial services environment throughout the Commonwealth.

The Office of Consumer Affairs and Business Regulation protects and empowers consumers through advocacy and education, and ensures a fair playing field for the Massachusetts businesses its agencies regulate.

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is a U.S. government agency that makes sure banks, lenders, and other financial companies treat you fairly.

Protecting consumers and competition by preventing anticompetitive, deceptive, and unfair business practices through law enforcement, advocacy, and education without unduly burdening legitimate business activity.

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