Washington State Housing Resources

Posted by  on Nov 10, 2009

National Programs:

Freddie Mac Home Possible 100% Financing Program

HUD Good Neighbor Next Door Program

IRS Qualifying for Mortgage Credit Certificate

Professional Organizations:

International Association of Fire Fighters Mortgage Program

National Association of Nurses - Mortgage

National Education Association Member Finance Programs

National Association of Police Organizations - Mortgages

State and Local Programs

American Dream Down Payment Assistance
The American Dream Down Payment Act is a down payment assistance initiative that allows grants to be given to participating jurisdictions to assist low-to-mid-income families and uniformed employees such as, policemen, firemen, sanitation, maintenance workers, and teachers who are employees of the participating state to achieve homeownership.

House Key Program - The House Key Program helps finance homebuyer programs, nonprofit facilities, nonprofit housing, multifamily housing, housing tax credit and housing preservation. The House Key Program assists compliance managers, lenders, homebuyers (homebuyer education), and partnerships.

Community Contacts - find out if your community offers HUD-funded down-payment or closing cost help

Washington State Housing Finance Commission (WSHFC) - homebuyer programs, including down payment and closing cost assistance

USDA Rural Development Office - homebuyer programs in rural communities

National Foundation for Credit Counseling - get help with budgeting, debt management and credit issues

Washington Homeownership Center - free information and referral service. Call their Homeownership Hotline 1 (877) 894-HOME (4663)

Washington State Community Action Partners - listed by county, offering various services including homebuyer education and/or down payment assistance

Bellevue/East King County

Community Housing Resource Center - Vancouver and SW Washington

El Centro de la Raza Homeownership Center - Housing counseling, financial literacy, debt and credit management.  Classes in English and Spanish.

HomeSight (Seattle, South King and Snohomish Counties)

Kitsap County Consolidated Housing Authority

Longview  Pierce County Housing Programs

Snohomish County


Asotin - Community Action Partnership

Benton/Franklin/Walla Walla - Consumer Credit Counseling Service of Tri-Cities

Benton/Franklin - Benton Franklin Community Action Committee

Columbia/Garfield/Walla Walla - Blue Mountain Action Council

Community Frameworks - Self-Help Homeownership Opportunity Program

Ferry/Pend Oreille/Stevens - Rural Resources Community Action


Okanogan County - Community Action Council Home Buyer Education First-time Home Buyer Assistance

Pasco - Community & Economic Development Dept. (509) 545-3441

Richland, City of

Spokane, City of

Spokane Housing Authority

Spokane Neighborhood Action Programs

Spokane County

Whitman - Community Action Center



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