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Affordable Homes

 The Austin Housing Finance Corporation is a leading force in the creation of reasonably priced housing in Austin.

Down Payment Assistance

The Down Payment Assistance Program (DPA) provides eligible homebuyers, with a zero interest loan to assist with buying a home in the Austin City Limits. DPA funds the down payment and eligible closing costs and pre-paid expenses.

Homebuyer Education

HousingSmarts offers Home-buyer Education for first time home-buyers, post-purchase classroom instruction for homeowners and one-on-one budget and credit counseling.

Homeowner Assistance

The AHFC offers assistance with your home repair needs with programs that can assist in making your home a safer and healthier environment in which to live: View more information here.

LeadSmart Program

The City of Austin has received a $2.5 million grant from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to perform lead hazard reduction to approximately 150 homes within Austin city limits. View more information here.

Renter Assistance

If you are looking for a reasonably priced apartment in Austin, please visit the Austin Tenant's Council for a copy of the Guide to Affordable Housing in the Greater Austin Area. See the City's Renter Assistance and Renter's Resources.