The home ownership assistance program (HAP) is a grant that can be used for acquisition or purchase of a new or existing home, down payment assistance to access home financing, or for renovation of an existing home.
HAP provides $25,000 per eligible applicant.
Families and individuals must meet program eligibility requirements including an additional criteria check list for credit and criminal history.
Other requirements include site control, insurance, and useful life agreement for maintaining the unit as an affordable housing unit for a minimum of 5 years.
A successful applicant is responsible for all planning, purchasing, and labor arrangements.
- Acquisition or purchase of a new or existing home
- Down paymest assistance, allowing access to traditional financing
- Renovation of an existing home