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Down payment assistance

was key to Sonia's homebuying success.

Down payment assistance

was key to Sonia's homebuying success.

Who is eligible for a MassHousing Mortgage?

MassHousing loans help households with modest incomes buy a home in Massachusetts.

  • Borrowers must meet income limits and purchase a single-family home, condo or 2-4 family property 
  • Many of our programs are for first-time homebuyers, but we have several programs if you’ve previously owned a home. 
  • Credit and other eligibility requirements also apply.

See if you might be eligible for a MassHousing Mortgage

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How to get a MassHousing Mortgage

MassHousing is not like other lenders. Here’s what you need to know:

  1. MassHousing works with more than 100 lending partners to make our loans available across Massachusetts.
  2. You choose an approved lender and ask for a MassHousing Mortgage.
  3. The lender determines your eligibility for a MassHousing Mortgage and down payment assistance.
  4. If you are eligible, you work with the lender during the homebuying process, through loan closing.
  5. After closing, MassHousing purchases your loan from the lender and you make your monthly mortgage payments to MassHousing.
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