Housing/Community Services Department

Home Buyer Assistance Program

City Wide Program

Funds are available to first-time homebuyers at 80% (or less) of Area Median Family Income (AMFI) for principal reduction, down payment, and closing costs assistance up to $8,500. The program also provides a grant of up to $1,500.00 for Minimum Housing Standards repairs.

A first-time home buyer is defined as someone who has not owned a home in three years. Under first-time home buyer programs, single parents and displaced homemakers automatically are considered first-time homebuyers.

CHDO Homebuyer Assistance Program

Funds are available to homebuyers at 80% (or less) of AMFI for principal reduction, down payment, and closing costs assistance up to $20,000 to purchase a home that is constructed by a CHDO.

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For more information about these programs, call the City of Dallas Housing/Community Services Department at 214-670-0680.