Downpayment Assistance Program for First Time Homebuyers in Connecticut

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The Connecticut Housing Finance Authority, otherwise termed as CHFA, is an independent quasi-public housing agency in the State of Connecticut that was established in the year 1969 in an effort to alleviate or totally eradicate the issues regarding the lack or insufficient supply of affordable housing opportunities for Connecticut’s low- and moderate-income families and individuals.

The programs of the CHFA are thoroughly designed to contribute to the realization of its mission which is to "help alleviate the shortage of affordable housing for low- and moderate-income families and persons in Connecticut, and when appropriate, to promote or maintain the economic development of the State through employer-assisted housing efforts."

With this, the Connecticut Housing Finance Authority has been running the Downpayment Assistance Program in order to financially assist first time home buyers in the process of covering the downpayment and closing costs of purchasing a home.

The CFHA recognizes the fact the in most cases, the most apparent hurdle in the process of buying a new home is the buyer's inability to cover the upfront expenses such as the downpayment and closing costs.   (continued...)

Downpayment Assistance Program for First Time Homebuyers in Connecticut
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