Neighborhood Assistance Programs

Home-Buyer Assistance

The City of Dayton Down Payment Assistance Program provides qualifying individuals and families with up to 10% of the purchase price of a home purchased in the city of Day­ton.

To qualify, home buyers must:
Photo of house in Five Oaks neighborhood
  • Have a total household income less than 80% of area median income
  • Buy a home in the city of Dayton
  • Buy a house with a maximum pre-existing home value of $105,000 or new construction home value of $195,000.
  • Contribute a minimum of $500 of your own funds to close
  • Provide a completed application and all required documents as outlined in the program guidelines
  • Agree to live in the property as a primary residence for at least five years
  • Complete a home buyer class and meet with a home ownership advisor at the Home Ownership Center of Greater Dayton
Additional restrictions apply. Funds are limited and are available on a first-come, first-served basis. For more information about the Down Payment Assistance Program, contact the Home Ownership Center of Greater Dayton at 937-853-1600 or by visiting online.

Small Business Support

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