WOCAP offering classes, assistance for first-time home buyers

LIMA — The West Ohio Community Action Partnership agency has scheduled classes in May and June for potential first-time home-buyers through a program which could assist participants in obtaining up to $6,000 in down payment and/or closing costs.

Webinar classes will be held from 5-8 p.m. on May 4, May 6, May 11 and May 13 and from 1-4 p.m. on June 1, June 3, June 8 and June 10 at the WOCAP office, 540 S. Central Ave., Lima.

The home ownership classes will provide information about maintenance techniques, foreclosure prevention, predatory lenders and steps to purchase a home.

To participate in the program, people must submit an application to New Lima Homes, 1003 W. Spring St., and receive approval before attending classes. Applications may be picked up at the WOCAP office.

For additional information call 419-227-2586.


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