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Local Resources for Homebuyers

Check out the local resources available to you all in one place!  From counseling services, classes and down payment assistance programs, all designed to help you with the process of achieving homeownership.


Buying a House: Tools and Resources for Homebuyers

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) helps navigate you through choosing the right home loan. 

Oregon.Gov - How to Buy a Home

Offers tips on how to start the homebuying process.  Includes information about the Residential Loan Program, finding a home and closing on a loan.

DevNW - Homeownership

DevNW is a NeighborWorks® Homeownership Center that offers unbiased counseling and classes to assist with the homebuying process

African American Alliance for Homeownership

Offers programs and services to increase homeownership and economic stability for African Americans and other underserved individuals.

Portland Housing Center

One-stop homebuying shop from lending services, counseling services, financial classes, homeowner workshops and down payment assistance.


Native American Direct Loan for Veterans

The NADL program may help you to buy, build or improve a home on federal trust land.

Disability Housing Grants for Veterans

Offers housing grants for Veterans and service members with certain service-connected disabilities. - First-time Home Buyer Savings Account

Funds can be used for down payments, loan originator charges, appraisal fees, credit report fees, flood certifications, title charges, deed charges and other closing costs.

Oregon Bond Residential Loan Program

Provides competitive rates helping eligible families increase their home purchasing power and keep their monthly house payments affordable.

FHLB Des Moines - Home$tart

Down payment and closing cost assistance for qualifying first time home buyers.

Portland Housing Center - Down Payment Assistance

With several types of down payment assistance programs, find out what programs might be a good fit for you.

Single Family Housing Direct Home Loans

This program assists low and very-low income applicants to obtain decent, safe and sanitary housing in eligible rural areas.

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