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ARE YOU LOOKING TO PURCHASE A HOME?

The City of waterloo Community Development has designed the Homebuyer Assistance  Program to help low to moderate-income eligible households with  homebuyer  and closing cost assistance to purchase their first home.

  • Waterloo Community Development  will provide up to a maximum of $10,000 in Homebuyer Assistance after seller concessions and lender credits.
  • Funds are available on a first come, first served basis.  The assistance is in the form of a 0% interest deferred forgivable loan.
  • To participate , the borrower is required to provide a minimum contribution of $1,000 towards the purchase price of the home.
  • Escrow funds, professional inspections, and other items paid outside of closing by borrower may count towards the borrowers minimum contribution.
  • To learn more, print an application here
DOES YOUR HOME HAVE OLD DOORS, WINDOWS, PAINT AND SIDING?
The City of Waterloo Community Development Lead Hazard Control Grant completes improvements to your home to remove lead based paint. Both owner-occupied and rental homes can participate  

  • Your home must have been built before 1978
  • You must have a child that is less than 5 years of age either living in the home or who visits the home
  • You must be income eligible

For more information contact Rudy Jones, Waterloo Community Development Director at: 


Waterloo Community Development Office
620 Mulberry St, Suite 202 
Waterloo, IA 50703 
Phone: (319) 291-4429 
Fax: (319) 291-4431
Email: rudy.jones@waterloo-ia.org


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