Down Payment Assistance

First Time Homebuyer / Down Payment Assistance Program

Applications available as of May 3, 2021 at 8 AM until funds are exhausted 

The purpose of the Purchase Assistance Program is to assist with the purchase of a home to be used as your primary residence (Maximum Award of $40,000). Funds may be used to assist with closing costs and lower your first mortgage loan amount. Applications will be processed on a first-ready, first-served basis. Each applicant will have their application reviewed for eligibility to ensure that extremely low, very low, low and moderate-income families are served. Those eligible will be approved and given forty-five (45) days to secure a contract. Applicants must be able to qualify for a first mortgage from a lender.

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Applications will be available ONLY via the website

 CAREFULLY read and follow the instructions on the application website.  

Note: You will be required to Register or Sign In to start your application) 

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For More Information contact the Housing Division:

Main Number: 954-597-3549

Fax Number: 954-597-3544

To be notified for future Open Enrollment dates, please utilize the "Notify Me" feature on the home page and register the topics you would like to receive notices on.

It is unlawful to discriminate on the basis of race, creed, color, religion, age, sex, familial status, national origin, or disability. 


The City of Tamarac complies with the provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act.  If you are a disabled person requiring any accommodations or assistance, please view our ADA Notice for additional information

Documents are available in Spanish upon request.

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