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Housing Education

Housing Education

About The Program

The UF/IFAS Extension Florida Affordable Housing Program helps individuals better understand the home buying process and the financial responsibilities of home ownership. UF/IFAS Extension is a HUD-approved housing counseling agency. The home buyer workshop meets the education requirements for down payment assistance programs.

PROGRAMS TOPICS COVERED: analyzing personal financial and credit situation pros and cons of home ownership choosing the correct mortgage determining how much to spend and much more.

  • Meet The Team

    Program General Contact

    HomebuyersTake Control of Your Money

    Lisa Hamilton
    UF/IFAS Extension Volusia County

    Johanna Gomez
    UF/IFAS Extension Osceola County

    Natasha Parks
    UF/IFAS Extension Duval County

    Laurie Osgood
    UF/IFAS Extension Gadsden County

    Team Members

    Judy Corbus
    Washington County
    Holmes County

    Cindy Longley
    Palm Beach County

    Katherine K. Allen
    Suwannee County

    Sumter County

    Shari Bresin
    Pasco County

    Halie Corbitt
    Columbia County

    Jenny Rodriguez
    Orange County

    Sarah Ellis
    Citrus County

    Terri Keith
    Jackson County

    D’Alicia Straughter
    Bradford County


    Katherine Marin
    Miami-Dade County


  • Program Locations

    13 Counties

    • Citrus
    • Columbia
    • Duval
    • Flagler
    • Gadsden
    • Holmes
    • Jackson
    • Miami-Dade
    • Orange
    • Osceola
    • Palm Beach
    • Sumter
    • Suwanee
    • Volusia
    • Washington

2020-21 Program Statistics