• Nassau County
  • Foreclosed Homes
  • Suffolk County

Nassau County, County Executive, Edward P. Mangano and the Long Island Housing Partnership (LIHP), as agent for Nassau County Office of Community Development, will be making applications available for first-time homebuyers for down payment/closing cost assistance towards the purchase of a principal residence.

The Nassau County Down Payment Assistance Program will provide eligible first time homebuyers with up to $25,000 towards down payment/closing costs towards the purchase of an eligible new or existing single-family home, provided that the applicant puts a minimum down payment of at least $5,000.  The applicant must also be able to satisfy the mortgage lender’s minimum down payment requirements and be able to secure a mortgage. Homeowners are required to reside in the home for a minimum of 10 years or HUD will require a full repayment of the grant.

Applications will be accepted on a first-come, first-served basis.  Applications and Program Guidelines here on our website below. You may complete the entire Application online or have the option to print the Application and complete by mail. You may also call the Long Island Housing Partnership, Inc. at (631) 435-4710, or visit the office at 180 Oser Avenue - Suite 800, Hauppauge, NY Monday to Friday between the hours of 9 A.M. and 5 P.M. Applicants must meet all the requirements described in the Program Guidelines, therefore please read the Program Guidelines carefully prior to applying for down payment assistance. A $75.00 application fee is required at time of submission of the application and can be paid through our secure online payment processor.

Online applications must be completed by 5pm on March 3, 2017.
Hard copy (mailed) applications must be received at LIHP’s office by 5pm on March 3, 2017or be post marked by March 3, 2017.  

Fair Housing Laws will be followed.

TO COMPLETE APPLICATION ONLINE:

Click here to complete your online Nassau County Down Payment Assistance Program Application (Program Guidelines will be displayed as first part of online Application process)
(NOTE: Supporting documentation available below)


TO PRINT APPLICATION FOR SUBMISSION BY MAIL:

Click here to print the Nassau County Down Payment Assistance Program Guidelines & Program Application
(NOTE: Supporting documentation available below)


ALL SUPPORTING DOCUMENTATION REQUIRED FOR EITHER METHOD OF COMPLETING APPLICATION:
(NOTE: These documents may be printed, completed, scanned & uploaded into your online Application)

Nassau County Down Payment Assistance Program Guidelines

Checklist of Required Documentation (required documents may be uploaded directly into application)

Applicant's Certification & Authorization

Disclaimer/Credit Statement Agreement

Instructions for completing the IRS Form 4506

IRS Form 4506 (Request for Copy of Tax Return)

 

The Nassau County Down Payment Assistance Program is made possible in part by:

Nassau County logo HUD logo

ALL GRANTS ARE SUBJECT TO FUNDING AVAILABILITY

The Long Island Housing Partnership has grants available for first-time homebuyers seeking to purchase foreclosed homes in Nassau and Suffolk Counties as part of the Community Stabilization Program. Grants can be used for down payment.

This program is now available. For more information and to receive and application, please click here to fill out a request form or call the Long Island Housing Partnership at 631-435-4710 and ask about the Community Stabilization Program.

You are welcome to come in for a free mortgage counseling session to see how much of a home you can afford and find out if there are any other incentives available to you. Visit the mortgage counseling section of this website or call for more information.


The Community Stabilization Program is made possible in part by:

Long Island NYS Senate Delegation
M&T Bank

ALL GRANTS ARE SUBJECT TO FUNDING AVAILABILITY

The Suffolk County Community Development Department has grants available for first-time homebuyers purchasing a home in the Towns of Brookhaven, East Hampton, Huntington, Riverhead, Shelter Island, Smithtown, Southampton and Southold. Grants can be used for down payment and closing costs.

Nassau County Down Payment Assistance program

For more information, please contact Suffolk County at 631-853-5705.

You are also welcome to come in for a free mortgage counseling session to see how much of a home you can afford and find out if there are any other incentives available to you. Visit the mortgage counseling section of the website or call 631-435-4710 for more information.


The Suffolk County Down Payment Assistance Program is made possible in part by:

Suffolk County logo HUD logo

ALL GRANTS ARE SUBJECT TO FUNDING AVAILABILITY