Category: Homebuyer Grants

Come the Housing Fair!

2013 Capital District Housing Fair Interested in buying or repairing a home?  Want to save money on utility bills?   Not sure who to call for a house inspections?  Visit us at the 2013 Capital Region Housing Fair Saturday, April 27th!  The event is from 10 am until 2 pm at… Read more »

RCHR Program Profile: Rensselaer County Homeownership Program (Small Cities)

Similar to the Homebuyer Incentive Program available in Troy, the Small Cities program offers prospective homebuyers in Rensselaer County grant funding to assist with down payments and closing costs. Eligible applicants do not need to currently live in Rensselear County. Administered by the RCHR & TRIP NeighborWorks Homeownership Center, Small… Read more »

TRIP & RCHR Program Profile: Homebuyer Incentive Program

Providing first-time homebuyers with opportunities for success is the backbone of the TRIP NeighborWorks HomeOwnership Center, and the foundation of the Homebuyer Incentive Program (HIP). HIP funding, administered through the City of Troy, is available to first-time homebuyers with an annual household income at or below 80% of the area… Read more »

Grant Opportunity for First Time Homebuyers

Buying a home is obviously a huge financial commitment, but for those who think they could never afford homeownership, take a look at the First Home Club: Program Description The Capital District Individual Development Account Program was organized by local housing counseling agencies to assist working households to build wealth… Read more »

Homebuyer Assistance Available Soon

Good news! Rensselaer County was awarded $400,000 from the NYS Community Development Block Grant Program for Rensselaer County Housing Resources (RCHR). These funds are to provide downpayment and closing cost assistance to first-time homebuyers in Rensselaer County (excluding the City of Troy). These funds will not be available until the… Read more »