Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Homeownership Program

by:

The Connecticut Housing Finance Authority, more often referred to as CHFA, is self-supporting quasi-public housing agency that is located in the State of Connecticut. The agency was constituted in the year 1969 in an attempt to address the issues and concerns regarding the prevalent lack or insufficient supply of affordable housing opportunities for Connecticut’s low- and moderate-income families and individuals.

The attempts and initiatives 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."

In accordance with this mission, the Connecticut Housing Finance Agency has been administering the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Homeownership Program wherein they intend to offer home loans at reasonable, below-market rates to Section 8 tenants who wish to purchase a home of their own.

The program will form partnerships with several local Public Housing Authorities (PHAs) all over the State of Connecticut and will provide homes loans at below-market interest rate of 3.250%**, fewer mortgage fees, and finally, a fixed 30-year mortgage repayment plan.

The borrowers who are qualified to avail of the benefits that will be given under this program are the following:   (continued...)

Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Homeownership Program
  Page 2

About The Author

Iola Bonggay is an editor of TopGovernmentGrants.com one the the most comprehensive Websites offering information on government grants and federal government programs.

She also maintains Websites providing resources on environmental grants and grants for youth programs.




Additional Government Grants Resources


Grants From The Department of Labor
The Department of Labor was primarily created to nurture, promote and develop the welfare of job seekers, wage earners, and retirees of the United States of America, as well as to improve the country's working conditions, advance employment opportunities and ascertain work-related rights and benefits.


Construction Incentive Program for First Time Home Buyers in New York
The State of New York cares so much about its people. It looks out for them and constantly ascertains that their best interest is always protected. One of the ways in which the state has manifested this concern is through the establishment of the State of New York Mortgage Agency, more commonly referred to as SONYMA, which is a public authority established in 1970 designed to provide reasonable and affordable home-ownership opportunities to low and moderate income New Yorkers, especially to first time home buyers.


Pell Grants - Help with Financing Your Education
The Federal Pell Grant Program is overseen by the Department of Education and falls under the Federal Student Aid Information Center. In order to be eligible students must be enrolled in eligible schools that may be public or private nonprofit institutions of higher education.


Buying A Home After Bankruptcy - Get A Mortgage Loan After Bankruptcy
If you have a recent bankruptcy on your credit and are looking to get financing for a home, there is hope. Buying a home with bad credit will just put more emphasis on the other two factors needed to...


Strategic Alliances for Medications Development to Treat Substance Use Disorder Program
The National Institutes of Health, in cooperation with the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), has recently established the Strategic Alliances for Medications Development to Treat Substance Use Disorder Program wherein both agencies seek to support the development of substance abuse drugs by leveraging the strengths of two or more organizations toward a common goal of medications development.


Department of Housing and Urban Development's Dollar Homes Program
The Dollar Homes Program revolves around the process of selling single family homes for a superbly reasonable price of $1 (plus closing cost) to low-to-moderate income families, granted that these houses have been acquired through foreclosure by the Federal Housing Administration, and have already been actively marketed for at least six months and still remained unsold after that certain period of time.


Downpayment Assistance Program for First Time Homebuyers in Connecticut
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.






More Federal Domestic Assistance Programs


Rural Electrification Loans and Loan Guarantees | Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, Process and Technology Improvement Grants | Office of Science Financial Assistance Program | Urban Indian Health Services | Girls in the Juvenile Justice System  |  Site Style by YAML | Grants.gov | Grants | Grants News | Sitemap | Privacy Policy


Edited by: Michael Saunders

© 2004-2019 Copyright Michael Saunders