DPA Best Practices

Implementation Resources

The Minnesota Homeownership Center is conducting a series of informational webinars for DPA program administrators interested in learning more about adopting the best practices into their own work. The webinars are listed below by topic along with registration links. Recordings or past webinars are being posted to this page as they occur.

Webinar Completed – Recording Available Below

This webinar reviews the DPA Program Administration Best Practices, as well as the goals and vision behind their creation, how they were created and where community and industry input came from.


Webinar Completed – Recording Available Below

This webinar focuses on the benefit of allowing consumers to reserve DPA funds earlier in homebuying the process, and the practical implications for administrators.

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Webinar Completed – Recording Coming Soon

In this webinar, attendees will learn about shared equity homeownership options and how they can intersect with down payment assistance products to make homeownership accessible.

Thursday, June 22, 2023 (1:00pm-2:00pm)

Hosted by Freddie Mac, this in-depth webinar presentation will demo the new-to-market tool, DPA One Solutions, highlighting both the Lender/Loan Officer and DPA Provider view with a focus on the benefits for the borrower.

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September 2023

This webinar will cover issues related to the HUD-Approved Nonprofit Roster with regard to the best practices.


This webinar will cover the topic of advancing racial equity with regard to the best practices.