The Housing Development Division of the Department of Housing and Community Development provides funding to developers, non-profit organizations and communities to assist first time homebuyers.
Massachusetts Homeownership Compact
Prospective buyers will find extremely helpful information at the www.mymassmortgage.org website
Housing Units for Sale
List of DHCD assisted Affordable Units for Sale to First-Time Homebuyers. Check the list of affordable units currently for sale to income-eligible first-time homebuyers. For application information, call the number listed.
First-Time Homebuyer Education
First-time homebuyer education courses are offered throughout the Commonwealth and are required for most first-time homebuyer programs and loan programs. Check the following sites to find a course near you.
Mortgages Available to First-Time Homebuyers
Although DHCD does not provide mortgages directly to first-time homebuyers, there are many resources available. Check the following sites for information on a number of state and federal mortgage products for first-time homebuyers. Many Massachusetts banks offer products for first-time homebuyers, call your local lender for more information.
US Department of Agriculture - Rural Development
Lead Paint Removal
Your local community may offer programs for homeowners. Contact your city or town hall for more information.