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The Down Payment Assistance Program (DPA) provides eligible homebuyers, with a zero interest loan to assist with buying a home in the Austin City Limits. DPA funds the down payment and eligible closing costs and pre-paid expenses.

HousingSmarts is a free training that helps potential homebuyers qualify for Down Payment Assistance. Completing this training satisfies the homebuyer education component of a number of financial empowerment programs.

Neighborhood Housing and Community Development (NHCD) manages a number of programs and partnerships with area homebuilders and nonprofit agencies to help eligible Austinites achieve home ownership.

The City has several programs for homeowners needing affordability and renovation assistance to stay in their homes and to avoid foreclosure.

Find resources for homebuyers, homeowners, renters, contractors and more from the Austin Neighborhood Housing and Community Development (NHCD) department.