HOME Program

DCED is in the process of revising their HOME application kit and guidelines. No new applications are being accepted at this time. All inquiries specific to the HOME Program should be made to the HOME program office at 717.720.7471.

Overview

Federally funded program that provides municipalities with grant and loan assistance as well as technical assistance to expand the supply of decent and affordable housing for low- and very low-income Pennsylvanians.

Uses

New construction, rehabilitation, financing mechanisms, acquisition of rental or sales housing and rental assistance for low- and moderate-income families

Funding

Maximum grant is $500,000

Eligibility

Local governments that are not HUD participating jurisdictions; Local government on behalf of private, non-profit and for-profit housing development corporations

Terms

A 25% local match on project costs from non-federal resources for rental housing is required. Refer to the Program Guidelines.

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