How do I Get started with the Homeownership program?

First Steps

Learn about the programs available through St. Johns County, how the home ownership program helps, program eligibility, affordibility, and additional resources with the Homeownership Program Brochure.

Program Registration

The St. Johns County Housing and Financial Counseling Program is designed to provide education and guidance regarding the complexities of credit and homeownership. Getting started is easy.

Choose One of the following registration options:

  • Visit our Client Registration website**, create an account, and we’ll contact you to set up an appointment with a Counselor. (**Registration website cannot be viewed in Internet Explorer. Please use Chrome or Firefox.)
  • Complete the Registration Packet and submit electronically with the Submit button included on form.
  • Print and complete the Registration Packet and mail to:
    Housing and Financial Counseling Program
    200 San Sebastian View, Suite 2300
    St. Augustine, FL 32084


Fee Disclosures* (Effective January 1, 2019)
Fees for Credit Report Pulls: $18.00 for one person, $36.00 for two people.
This fee will be charged each time your credit report is requested. All fees must be paid prior to the credit report being pulled. Fee Disclosures.

* St Johns County Housing and Financial Counseling charges a fee for the cost of a credit report pull. The fee is waived if the payment of such would constitute a hardship to the client; the client is being counseled for default/foreclosure prevention or for homeless counseling.

For More Information

For more information, call the Housing & Community Services Office at (904) 827-6890.

We look forward to helping you realize your dream...homeownership.