Home Ready Financial Coaching
Get prepared for home ownership

Buying a home is a big financial decision - one you don't have to make alone.

Get prepared with PPL's Home Ready Financial Coaching, a free program that will give you the tools and advice needed to make wise home buying choices. 

What to Expect

You'll work one-on-one with a financial coach to get fully prepared for home ownership through this free program. 

What You'll Learn
  • How to fix and build your credit to be ready for a mortgage
  • How to budget for a 30-year mortgage
  • What to look for in a lender and realtor
  • How to access first-time home buyer and down payment programs to save you money
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Northside Home
A joint-venture of PPL & Urban Homeworks

Put down roots in a newly-renovated home on the Northside.

We've hand-picked single family homes throughout north Minneapolis and completed high-quality renovations inside and out; now they're available for purchase so families like yours can thrive. 

What to Expect

You can count on our attention to detail; Northside Home is a joint-venture of PPL and Urban Homeworks, two highly-respected local nonprofits with decades of experience creating quality affordable housing. 

Get Started

Contact Northside Home's financial coach to start your home ownership journey today, 612-968-6580.

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Home Stretch Workshops
Preparing first time homebuyers

As a first time homebuyer, be prepared to make an educated, confident financial choice.

PPL workshops are certified through the Home Stretch program of the Minnesota Home Ownership Center.

What You'll Learn

  • The home buying process
  • Identify and overcome common barriers to homeownership
  • How to find financing
  • Shop for a home that is right for your family and appropriate to your income
  • How to close on your purchase

Upon completion, you'll receive a first-time homebuyer certification to qualify you for downpayment assistance. 

The workshop fee is $40. 



Home Buying Forms

Home Stretch Workshop Registration Form

Homebuyer Counseling Intake Form


149 people

Received home ownership coaching in 2018. This resulted in 32 people purchasing a home with the help of PPL.

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