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Homebuying Assistance

Following are all UrbanTurf articles filed under Homebuying Assistance, from most recent to least.

First-Timer Primer Follow-Up: DC Homebuyer Assistance Programs, Part II

First-Timer Primer Follow-Up: DC Homebuyer Assistance Programs, Part II

Nena Perry-Brown | June 14th 2022

As an addendum to our First-Timer Primer on DC’s homebuyer assistance programs, UrbanTurf is highlighting a couple of additional programs today.... read»

First-Timer Primer: Maryland’s Home Buyer Assistance Programs

First-Timer Primer: Maryland’s Home Buyer Assistance Programs

UrbanTurf Staff | May 25th 2022

Last week, UrbanTurf looked at programs in the District that help homebuyers defray costs. This week, we take a look at a similar list for homeowner... read»

DC Expands Homebuying Assistance Partnership to All City Employees

DC Expands Homebuying Assistance Partnership to All City Employees

Nena Perry-Brown | March 24th 2021

The partnership with Landed provides prospective homebuyers who have been city employees for at least two years half of their down payment, up to $120... read»

What a $15,000 Homebuyers Credit Could Do in the DC Area

What a $15,000 Homebuyers Credit Could Do in the DC Area

Nena Perry-Brown | March 17th 2021

The advanceable tax credit proposed by President Biden wouldn't cover the typical down payment in the DC area.... read»

Local Bank Offers $10,000 in Homebuying Help for Essential Workers

Local Bank Offers $10,000 in Homebuying Help for Essential Workers

Nena Perry-Brown | January 26th 2021

Eagle Bank is offering home purchase assistance grants for workers deemed essential due to the pandemic.... read»

DC Council Introduces Bill to Expand First-Time Homebuyers Program

DC Council Introduces Bill to Expand First-Time Homebuyers Program

Nena Perry-Brown | December 4th 2019

Among other things, the bill would raise the maximum down payment awarded via the Housing Purchase Assistance Program.... read»

Mayor Bowser Announces New Tool to Help DC Teachers Buy Homes

Mayor Bowser Announces New Tool to Help DC Teachers Buy Homes

Nena Perry-Brown | October 30th 2019

Today, the mayor's office announced a partnership with Landed, a company which offers down payment assistance to teachers and other school employees.... read»

How Would Kamala Harris' Housing Proposal Affect DC?

How Would Kamala Harris' Housing Proposal Affect DC?

Nena Perry-Brown | July 22nd 2019

UrbanTurf revisits a proposal to help low-income residents of formerly redlined communities buy homes to see whether DC residents would be able to tak... read»

One Presidential Candidate's $100 Billion Housing Proposal

One Presidential Candidate's $100 Billion Housing Proposal

Nena Perry-Brown | July 8th 2019

Senator Kamala Harris's plan would specifically target formerly redlined areas.... read»

New Homebuying Program Announced for DC Government Employees

New Homebuying Program Announced for DC Government Employees

Nena Perry-Brown | June 10th 2019

Mayor Bowser announced the program, spawned from a partnership with EagleBank, this morning.... read»

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