Home University, a Homebuyer Education program funded through the Lift Indy Award

The Oakhill neighborhood in Martindale Brightwood was selected as a 2021 Lift Indy area. The development team. The development team includes highly capable and experienced partners with deep connections to the area.


  • Martindale Brightwood Education Zone Housing Village Initiative will be led by the Edna Martin Christian Center and will provide wraparound services and programming, such as employment and career coaching, financial coaching, credit and asset-building programs, and adult education programs.
  • Martindale Brightwood Community Development Corporation will lead a Homeowner Repair Program to provide long-term residents resources for roofing and gutter repairs; sidewalk, porch, and patio repair; accessibility; siding repair and replacement; window repair and replacement; insulation; HVAC replacement and repair. 
Contact Ben Harris at Intend Indiana for more info.
Phone: 317-924-9342
    Intend Indiana

    We appreciate our partnership with the INHP for providing Homebuyer Education


    Homebuyer Education (HBE) covers all relevant topics for first-time homebuyers and anyone who simply wants to improve their home buying skills. This HUD-approved class covers topics for first-time homebuyers and anyone who wishes to brush up on their home-buying skills.

    You’ll learn about credit, home insurance, shopping for a home, home inspection, and preparing for closing.