Homebuyer Programs

The following agencies offer provide assistance to homebuyers. Each program has its own eligibility and assistance.  We encourage you to reach out directly to these agencies as the programs and resources frequently change.

  1. Homebuyer Programs

City of Chicopee-

Office of Community Development-offers 2 programs, a Downtown Business Program and a First Time Homebuyer Assistance Program.  The Downtown Business Program will provide assistance to business owners for the purpose of assisting small businesses.  Small businesses can receive grants up to $150,000 to assist with startup or expansion costs which create jobs.  The First Time Homebuyer Assistance Program can give assistance with a maximum of 3% purchase price which can't exceed $5,000.  This assistance is in the form of a deferred payment loan.

413-594-1490
http://www.chicopeema.gov/187/Community-Development


Planning Department- The program is designed to encourage able and willing buyers to invest in a smaller multi-unit property, in which one unit would be their primary residence.  Similar to the federal 203k financing program, the Multi-family Investment program will leverage private mortgage money for the acquisition and rehabilitation of residential properties.  The Multi-family Investment Program will utilize the existing sustainable underwriting standards of the Participating Lenders.

413-594-1515

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Buy Chicopee Now is a collaborative that includes the City of Chicopee, lenders, real estate agents and attorneys who are promoting home ownership in the City of Chicopee

413-594-1490
http://buychicopeenow.net/

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MassHousing-Mortgage program has affordable interest rates, fixed for the life of the loan and flexible underwriting and income limits

888-843-6432
https://www.masshousing.com/portal/server.pt/community/home_buyer_loans/226/masshousing_loan

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Neighborhood Assistance Corporation of America (NACA)-provides both comprehensive housing counseling and access to an incredible mortgage.

425-602-6222
https://www.nacalynx.com/naca/Purchase/purchase.aspx

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Springfield Neighborhood Housing Services (mortgage programs) is a non-profit agency that provides home buying counseling as well as affordable mortgage products.  It is a Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI) certified by the United States Department of the Treasury provides a full array of mortgage products to potential.  Loan products include those for purchase, refinance and/or rehabilitation.  Springfield NHS has helped hundreds of families achieve their dreams of sustainable homeownership.

413-793-8070
http://springfieldnhs.org/mortgage-resources/loan-programs

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