Home in 5 program

UP TO $15,000 IN HOME LOAN DOWN PAYMENT ASSISTANCE

The Home in 5 Program offers up to 4.5% of the loan amount towards your down payment in Maricopa County only. Income limitations and debt ratio limitations apply. You do not need to be a First-Time Homebuyer but must meet minimum FICO score requirements and FHA guidelines. Maximum purchase price shall not exceed $300,000.

Home in 5 Advantage Loan PROGRAM DETAILS

The Industrial Development Authority of the Maricopa County and The Industrial Development Authority of the City of Phoenix, Arizona have joined together to help homebuyers obtain FHA, VA, or USDA-RD loan financing to purchase a home anywhere in Maricopa County, including the city of Phoenix. Through the Home in Five Advantage program, individuals or families who qualify would be able to obtain a 30-year fixed rate loan, with a non-repayable 5% down payment/closing cost assistance grant, with special incentives for qualified United States military personnel.

Financing for these loans is available on new or existing homes, condominiums, and townhouses  on a first-come, first-served basis.

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PROGRAM ELIGIBILITY

  • Homebuyers may purchase a home anywhere in Maricopa County, including in the city of Phoenix.
  • Buyers must occupy the home as their principal residence within 60 days of closing.
  • The program may only be used to purchase a home (i.e., no refinancing).

INCOME LIMITS FOR ELIGIBLE BORROWER

Maximum credit qualifying income may not exceed $88,340 for ALL borrowers.

PURCHASE PRICE LIMIT

Maximum purchase price limit of $300,000.

SPECIAL INCENTIVES FOR QUALIFIED UNITED STATES MILITARY PERSONNEL, TEACHERS, FIRST RESPONDERS, FIRE FIGHTERS, EMTS, AND SOME PRISON WORKERS

  • Down payment/closing cost assistance of an additional 1% for a maximum of 4.5%.

“Qualified United States Military Personnel” includes Qualified Veterans, active duty United States military, active United States Reservists, and active members of the National Guard. A “Qualified Veteran” is a person who served in the active military, naval, or air service, and who was discharged or released under conditions other than dishonorable (as provided in 38 U.S.C.Section 101).

DOWN PAYMENT ASSISTANCE

  • All homebuyers qualifying for down payment assistance will receive a maximum of 4.5%. of the original loan amount to be used for down payment and closing cost assistance.
  • Qualified United States Military Personnel, Teachers, First Responders, Fire Fighters, EMTs, and some Prison Workers will receive an extra 1% DPA grant.
  • THIS ASSISTANCE IS A GRANT AND DOES NOT REQUIRE REPAYMENT.

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