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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/Closing Cost Assistance

The intent of this program is to increase homeownership in the City of Worcester by offering down payment and/or closing cost 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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