• Nassau County
  • Foreclosed Homes
  • Suffolk County
  • Town of Babylon

Nassau County Executive Laura Curran and the Long Island Housing Partnership (LIHP), as agent for Nassau County Office of Community Development, have announced that applications are available for first-time homebuyers for down payment/closing cost assistance towards the purchase of a principal residence in Nassau County.

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 are available 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 September 7, 2018.
Hard copy (mailed) applications must be received at LIHP’s office by 5pm on September 7, 2018 or be post marked by September 7, 2018.  

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

This Program is currently closed.

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.

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

The Town of Babylon HOME Down Payment Assistance Program will provide eligible first time homebuyers with up to $14,000 towards down payment/closing costs towards the purchase of an eligible new or existing single-family home, provided that the applicant is income eligible and meets all program requirements. 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 as their principle residence for a minimum of 5 years or HUD will require a full repayment of the HOME down payment assistance provided.

Applications are being accepted on a first come first served basis until funding has been exhausted.

For more information, call the Long Island Housing Partnership at (631)435-4710 and ask about the Babylon Town HOME Down Payment Assistance Program.

Fair Housing Laws will be followed.

TO COMPLETE APPLICATION ONLINE:

Click here to complete your online Town of Babylon HOME 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 Town of Babylon HOME 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)

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

Applicant's Credit Authorization

Disclaimer/Credit Statement Agreement

Instructions for completing the IRS Form 4506

IRS Form 4506 (Request for Copy of Tax Return)

 

TO PRINT ADDITIONAL COPY OF GUIDELINES FOR YOUR RECORDS:

Town of Babylon HOME Down Payment Assistance Program Guidelines

 

Nassau County Down Payment Assistance program

Villages and hamlets in the Town of Babylon include:

  • Amityville
  • North Amityville
  • Babylon
  • Copiague
  • Deer Park
  • East Farmingdale - Suffolk County
  • Lindenhurst
  • North Babylon
  • West Babylon
  • Wheatley Heights
  • Wyandanch

 

 


The Town of Babylon Down Payment Assistance Program is made possible in part by:

Nassau County logo HUD logo

ALL GRANTS ARE SUBJECT TO FUNDING AVAILABILITY