COVID-19 UPDATE

Homeownership

GO FROM RENTING TO OWNING YOUR OWN HOME!

ELIGIBILITY

To be eligible, an individual or family must:

  • Live in Montgomery County with HUD Housing Choice Voucher assistance.
  • Be a first-time homebuyer, a displaced home owner, or not have owned a home during the last 3 years.
  • Be employed full-time continuously for the last year (elderly & disabled do not have this employment requirement).
  • Have a yearly household income of at least $14,500.
  • Attend homeownership counseling before & after purchasing the home.
  • Have the property inspected by an independent, professional building inspector selected and paid for by the family.
  • Be able to obtain mortgage financing, and
  • Meet other program guidelines.

The MCHA Homeownership Program is only available to those who have a housing choice voucher.  For all others, the following resources may be helpful:

  • Montgomery County Community Development First Time Homebuyers’ Program,
  • Habitat For Humanity,
  • Pennsylvania Housing Finance Agency,
  • United States Department of Agriculture, and
  • Affordable Housing Centers of Pennsylvania.

FOR MORE INFORMATION:

Contact:  Sharon Allen, Social Service Administrator

  • 610-275-5720, EXT 332
  • sallen@montcoha.org