Farmingville, NY - On Monday, August 31, Supervisor Ed Romaine, members of the Town Council, the Department of Housing and Human Services and the Long Island Housing Partnership announced the 2020 Town of Brookhaven’s Down Payment Assistance Program for First-Time Homebuyers. This program provides eligible first-time homebuyers with up to $20,000 in down payment/closing costs toward the purchase of an eligible, new or existing single-family home, provided that the applicant meets all program requirements to secure a mortgage. Homeowners are required to reside in the home as their principle residence for a minimum of 10 years or the United States (US) Department of Housing and Urban Development will require a full repayment of the HOME Investment Partnership Program down payment assistance provided. Funding for this program comes from the US Department of Housing and Urban Development. The application is now available online.For more information, call the Long Island Housing Partnership at 631-435-4710 and ask about the Brookhaven Town HOME Down Payment Assistance Program.
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