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Homebuying Assistance

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

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

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

UrbanTurf Staff | August 3rd 2021

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... read »

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 | August 2nd 2021

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