Homebuyer Education

The Role of Homebuyer Education Providers

THDA recognizes the importance of promoting professionalism and quality assurance in homebuyer education and counseling. Agencies in THDA’s HBEI Network are dedicated to providing affordable, high-quality, effective homeownership education and counseling services to Tennessee consumers, and are committed to the following:

  • Adhering to the HBEI Program Agreement, standards and policies that are based on national best practices but reflect Tennessee’s homebuyer education and counseling environment
  • Adhering to standards in the Homebuyer Education and Counseling Program and Standards Guide
  • Reporting programming outcomes to THDA
  • Participating in periodic program reviews
  • Collaborating with network partners to promote and advance the professionalism of the Network and the homeownership education and counseling industry

Revisions to HBEI Program Guide

HBEI Forms


Miscellaneous Information for HBEI Providers

HUD Housing Counseling and Education:

Click here for HUD information for Counselors

Virtual Education

For more information regarding Homebuyer Education, please contact Mandy Garman at mgarman@thda.org or 615-815-2161.

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