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Is there a program to help purchase a home? (Homeownership)

Yes, there are homeownership programs that help guide qualified persons to purchase their own home, and HUD's website provides a great amount of advice for future homeowners; including what programs are available, how to get a loan, other information about the process of purchasing a home.

  • HUD's homeownership web page provides a wealth of information for anyone looking to purchase a home; starting with determining how much you can afford, all the way to closing on your new home.
  • Some housing authorities that participate in the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher program offer a homeownership program for qualified current HCV tenants. Contact the housing authority that manages your voucher, and ask if it offers a Section 8 homeownership program. You can use the search bar on the top of this page to search our website for housing authority contact information.
  • Some housing authorities that participate in the Public Housing program offer a homeownership program for available Public Housing units. The housing authority may restrict purchases to only current qualified residents. Contact the housing authority in your area of interest, and ask if it offers a Public Housing homeownership program. You can use the search bar on the top of this page to search our website for housing authority contact information.