Down Payment Assistance

First Time Homebuyer / Down Payment Assistance Program

2020 Open Enrollment - CLOSED

The purpose of the Down Payment 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. A lottery system will be used, pulling names from the applications submitted during Open Enrollment. Each applicant pulled during the lottery will have their application reviewed for eligibility to assure that extremely low, very low, low and moderate-income families are served. Those eligible will be approved and given 45 days to secure a contract. Applicants must be able to qualify for a first mortgage from a lender.


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For More Information contact the Housing Division:

Main Number: 954-597-3549

Fax Number: 954-597-3544

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