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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 down payment assistance. 

The workshop fee is FREE. 



Home Buying Forms

Home Stretch Workshop Registration Form

Homebuyer Counseling Intake Form

Online workshop with Framework
Homebuyer education, when and where you need it

Educate yourself about smart homeownership with Framework, an affordable, online class.

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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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