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HOME Program

The HOME Investment Partnership Program (HOME) was created by the National Affordable Housing Act of 1990 and  HOME funds provide competitive funding to local government, non-profit, and private developers.  The purpose of the HOME Program is to provide a wide range of activities that build, buy, and/or rehabilitate affordable housing for rent or ownership or provide direct rental assistance to low-income people. 


Eligible Grantees:

  • Local governments,
  • Community Housing Development Organizations (CHDOs)
  • non-profit and for-profit housing developers


Eligible Activities:

  • Homebuyer assistance (generally through Down Payment Assistance (DPA) programs)
  • Rehabilitation for Owner-Occupied Homes (Single-family Owner-occupied (SFOO) programs)
  • Rental Housing Acquisition, Rehabilitation and Construction
  • Tenant-Based Rental Assistance (TBRA)


Links To:

Photo of Falcon Point Townhomes

DOH Staffing and Regional Assignments

Application Forms

Grantee/Compliance information

Fair Housing information

Community Housing Development Organizations (CHDOs)

Revolving Loan Fund Guide

HUD HOME Program page

Equal Housing Opportunity logo