The VHAP program portal will close to new applicants on 6/12/23. All applications must be completed and submitted on

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We appreciate the help of our partners in sharing information about VHFA's First Generation Homebuyer Program. Below are links to digital elements you can download and share on your platforms:

Brief Program Description

$15,000 down payment and closing cost grants for eligible first-generation homebuyers are now available at certain local lenders (banks, credit unions, and mortgage companies). This grant is available while funds last for first-time homebuyers whose parents or legal guardians do not currently own their own home, or homebuyers who were in foster care at some point in their life. Other eligibility requirements apply. To find a participating lender and learn more, visit:

Do you want to host a homebuyer event?

Are you interested in collaborating to host an event to help people learn about what it takes to buy a home? We have a lot of experience providing useful information about how to qualify, where to get started, and how VHFA and other special programs could help. If interested, please contact us at [email protected].

Upcoming Meetings and Events?

Do you have, or know of, any upcoming meetings or events where we could provide information about how to buy a home in Vermont and the VHFA and the other special program available to help? If so, we would be happy to attend! Please contact us at [email protected].

If you have questions, or are having trouble accessing any of these files, please contact: [email protected].