First Time Homebuyer Down Payment & Closing Cost Assistance Program

First Time Homebuyer

Achieving the Dream

The First Time Home-buyer Down Payment and Closing Cost Assistance Program (PDF) helps low- to moderate-income individuals and families achieve the American Dream of owning a home. With this program, the Housing Authority will match dollar for dollar a First Time homebuyer's contributions up to 50% of the total down payment/closing costs not to exceed $5,000.

The Process

Contact our Housing Counselor at 724-287-6797 ext. 240  to schedule an appointment for Pre-Purchase Home-ownership Counseling.

If qualified, the Housing Authority will match the homebuyer's contribution to close on the new home up to $5,000 or half of  closing costs. 1% of your contribution must be from the participant.  

More Information

For more information, contact the Resident Initiatives Department at 724-287-6797, option 7.

We are currently are serving participants for this program, sponsored by Pennsylvania Housing Finance Agency.