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Serving North-Central Arkansas. With rental properties found at various locations throughout our service area. Housing Choice Vouchers can be used anywhere in our service area.

Housing for Northwest Regional Housing Authority Housing


Provides housing assistance to families, elderly & disabled individuals through programs like Public Housing, Section 8, Low Income Housing Tax Credits, HOME & Homeownership.

Participants of Northwest Regional Housing Authority Residents


Residents have access to an array of supportive service programs, like counseling and education designed to maximize individual potential.

Vouchers for Northwest Regional Housing Authority Voucher Programs


The Housing Choice Voucher Program (also known as Section 8) is one of the best opportunities for lower income families to obtain decent, safe, and affordable housing.

Homebuyer Education Workshop

Homebuyer Education

These HUD approved classes are required for USDA Rural Development loans, and other down payment assistance programs.

About The Classes

The NWRHA is a local partnership of lenders, realtors, housing service agencies, and other home ownership related services. The class is a 4 hour course. Our goal is to prepare you for home ownership and familiarize you with the home buying process and programs. Certificates are given after the 4 hour session is completed. Attendance is a requirement for many of the First Time Home Buyer and Down Payment Assistance programs. The certificate is good for one year. There is no charge for the class or the handouts. We invite you to attend.  Instructors are certified by NeighborWorks.

Homebuyer Education classes are held on a rotating basis. Please consult the calendar for the next class.

Topics in the Homebuyer Education Workshop help you address the following issues:

  • Is Homeownership for You?
  • How Much Can You Afford?
  • Your Credit Report and Credit Solutions
  • Planning and Budgeting for Homeownership
  • Special Loan Programs
  • Debt Ratios / PITI
  • Mortgage Insurance
  • Real Estate and Realtors
  • How to Choose and Use
  • Negotiating the Sale
  • What happens at Closing
  • Title Insurance / Escrow
  • Home Inspections

Seating is limited, please call to reserve your seat.

This class meets the certification guidelines.

Instructors vary for each class
Lenders - local banks
Realtors - local real estate offices
Home Inspectors - local inspectors

Visit our calendar to take part in one of our upcoming classes or events.

Becky Richardson (870) 743-3137 or (870) 743-6779