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*Consideration for applications and funding is based on the availability of funds.

Buy Worcester Now

Buy Worcester Now is a private/public partnership to preserve and promote home ownership in the City of Worcester. To qualify prospective home buyers must secure a mortgage from a participating bank, credit union or mortgage company. You don't have to be a first-time home buyer! However, you must reside in the home upon purchase.

For more details visit the official Buy Worcester Now! website.

Down Payment Assistance

The intent of this program is to increase homeownership in the City of Worcester by offering down payment assistance to first-time eligible homebuyers.

HOME Affordable Housing Development

HOME is a flexible program designed to work in partnership with local nonprofit and/or for-profit groups to fund a wide range of activities that build, buy, and/or rehabilitate affordable housing for rent or home ownership.

Lead Paint Abatement

WLAP is a federally funded grant program that is designed to assist property owners with the cost of lead paint abatement in eligible properties. Both owner-occupied and investor-owned properties may qualify. Income and rental restrictions may apply.

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