List of California Down Payment Assistance Programs.

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California Down Payment Assistance Programs

Alameda Downpayment Assistance Program (DAP)
$10,000 (510) 749-5824
Anaheim Home Program (HOME)
$35,000 (714) 765-4340
Anaheim Police Residence Assistance Program (PRAP)
$20,000 (714) 765-4340
Anaheim Second Mortgage Assistance Program (SMAP)
$25,000 (714) 765-4340
Brentwood Police Officer Recruitment Incentive Program (BPOAP)
$28,500 (925) 516-5195
California Gold Taxable MRB Second Mortgage Loan Program (SML)
$25,000 (916) 444-2615
California School Facility Fee Down Payment Assistance Program (DPA)
$25,000 (916) 322-1353
Campbell Deferred Second Loan Program (DSLP)
$50,000 (40 299-5142
Chico Mortgage Subsidy Program (MSP)
$20,000 (916) 895-4862
Citrus Heights First Time Home Buyer Program (FTHB)
$20,000
Coalinga Downpayment Assistance Program (DAP)
$6,400 (559) 935-1533
Concord First Time Homebuyer Program (FTHB)
$25,000 (925) 671-3325
Costa Mesa Homebuyer Assistance Program (HAP)
$40,000 (714) 754-5692
Culver City Mortgage Assistance Program (MAP)
$60,000 (310) 253-5780
Del Norte/Humboldt Yurok Indian Housing Authority Downpayment Assistance Gift
$40,000 (707) 482-1506
Dinuba Homebuyer Assistance Program (HAP)
$20,000 (559) 591-5900
Dixon Down Payment Assistance Program (DPA)
$40,000 (707) 678-7000
El Cajon 120% First Time Homebuyer Program (FTHB)
$60,000 (619) 441-1768
El Cajon 80% First Time Homebuyers Program (FTHB)
$60,000 (619) 441-1768
El Monte Down Payment Assistance Program (DPAP)
Max 22% (626) 580-2070
Emeryville First Time Homebuyer Program (FTHP) Moderate Income
$71,025 (510) 596-4316
Fairfield City-Wide In-fill Housing Silent Loan Program (FSLP-2nd)
$50,000 (707) 428-7457
Fairfield City-Wide In-Fill Housing Silent Loan Program (FSLP-3rd)
$50,000 (707) 428-7457
Fremont Adams Ave Home Project Second Mortgage (SM)
$207,926 (510) 494-4520
Fremont First Time Homebuyer Programs (FTHB)
$40,000 (510) 494-4506
Fresno CalHome Mortgage Assistance Program (MAP)
$30,000 (559) 262-4292
Fresno County Downpayment Assistance Program (DAP)
$4,000 (559) 262-4292
Fresno County- Economic Opportunities Commission (FCEOC) Refugee Individual Development Account (IDA)
$6,000 (559) 263-1065
Fresno Downpayment Assistance Program (DAP)
$4,000 (559) 498-4815
Grand Terrace Affordable Housing Program (AHP)
$25,000 (909) 825-3825
Hanford Home Sweet Home Program (Home)
$20,000 (559) 585-2587
Hawthorne First Time Homebuyer Program (FTHP)
$80,000 (310) 970-7086
Hayward First Time Homebuyer Program (FHP)
$11,000 (510) 583-4244
Hemet First Time Homebuyer Downpayment Assistance Program (DAP)
$25,000 (909) 765-2388
Hesperia First Time Homebuyer Downpayment Assistance Program (DAP)
$20,000 (760) 947-1910
Imperial First Time Home Buyer Program (FTHB)
$20,000 (760) 355-4373
La Quinta Home Purchase Program (HPP)
$85,000 (714) 541-4585
Lincoln Homebuyer Mortgage Program
$40,000 (800) 995-0431
Livermore Down Payment Assistance (DAP) Deferred Payment Third Loan
$20,000 (925) 373-5699
Livermore Down Payment Assistance Program (DAP) Ten Year Amortization Second Loan
$20,000 (925) 373-5699
Long Beach Housing Development Company Downpayment Assistance Program (DAP)
$10,000 (562) 570-6949
Los Angeles County Home Ownership Program (HOP)
$60,000 (213) 890-7248
Los Angeles County Montebello Housing Development Corporation Calhome FTHB Mortgage Assistance Program (MAP)
$30,000 (323) 722-3955
Madera County Homebuyer Assistance Program (HAP)
$20,000 (559) 675-7821
Manteca City Manteca First Time Home Buyer Assistance Program (DAP)
$30,000 (209) 239-8427
Mendocino County Down Payment Assistance Program (DPAP)
$70,000 (707) 463-5462
Mendocino County Individual Development Empowerment Account Program (IDEA)
$10,000 (707) 462-0522
Mendota First Time Homebuyers Program (FTHP)
$25,000 (559) 655-3291
Merced County First Time Homebuyer Program (FTHP)
$60,000. (209) 385-7654
Merced First Time First Time Home Buyer Grants Program (FTHB)
$25,000 (209) 385-6863
Modesto Down Payment Assistance Program (DPAP) $60,000 (209) 577-5310
Monterey County First Time Home Buyers Program (FTHB)
$135,235 (831) 786-1357
Monterey Down Payment Assistance Program (DAP)
$25,000 (831) 646-3728
Multi Counties First Time Homebuyer Program (FTHB)
$50,000 (209) 533-5511
Multi Counties Tuolumne/Calaveras County FHLB Affordable Housing Program Third Lien (AHP)
$8,000 (209) 946-5104
Napa First Time Homebuyer Loan Program (FTHB)
$69,350 (707) 257-9543
National City First-Time Homebuyer Program (FTHP)
$17,000 (619) 336-4250
Nevada County Downpayment Assistance Program (DAP)
$40,000 (530) 265-1388
Norco First Time Homebuyer Program (FTHB)
$22,500 (909) 270-5645
Oakland "Public Safety Officer/Teacher/Communications Dispatcher Down Payment Assistance Program" (DAP)
$10,000 (510) 238-3909
Oakland Mortgage Assistance Program (MAP)
$50,000 (510) 238-3344
Oroville First Time Homebuyer Program (FTHB)
$50,000 (530) 538-2495
Oroville First Time Homebuyer Program (FTHB)
$40,000 (530) 538-2495
Oxnard Historical Enhancement & Revitalization of Oxnard (HERO)
$5,000 (805) 385-7400
Oxnard Resale Housing Conditional Matching Grant Program (GRANT)
$10,000 (805) 385-7400
Palmdale Mortgage Assistance Program (MAP)
$10,000 (661) 267-5126
Pasadena Homeownership Opportunities Program (HOP)
$60,000 (626) 744-8316
Pasadena Neighborhood Housing Services Inc CalHome First Time Homebuyer Program (FTHP)
$30,000 (626) 744-4141
Paso Robles CalHome Program (CalHome)
$90,000 (805) 237-3970
Placer County First Time Homebuyer Assistance Program (FTHB)
$35,000 (530) 889-4246
Pomona Calhome First Time Home Buyer Program (FTHB)
$30,000 (909) 620-3630
Porterville First Time Low Income Home Buyer Program (FTHB)
$20,000 (559) 782-7460
Rancho Cucamonga First Time Homebuyer Program
$16,000 (909) 884-6891
Redding Downpayment Assistance Program (DAP)
$35,000 (530) 225-4173
Redlands First Time Homebuyer Program (FTHB)
$15,000 (909) 884-6891
Richmond In-Fill Homeowner Assistance Program (INFILL)
40,000 (510) 307-8151
Rio Vista First Time Home Buyer Program (FTHB)
$5,000 (707) 374-6451
Ripon Gap Down Payment Assistance Program (GAP)
$60,000 (209) 599-2108
Riverside CalHome Mortgage Assistance Program (MAP)
$30,000 (909) 341-6511
Riverside County Individaul Development Account (IDA)
$4,000 (909) 955-4900
Rocklin First Time Homebuyers Down Payment Assistance Program (FTHB)
$35,000 (800) 995-0431
Roseville First Time Homebuyer Program (FTHP)
$60,000 (916) 774-5446
Round Valley Indian Housing Homebuyer Assistance Program (HAP)
$25,000 (707) 983-6188
Sacramento CalHome First Time Homebuyer Mortgage Assistance Program (MAP)
$29,350 (916) 264-1522
Sacramento County and City First Time Home Buyer Program (FTHP)
$5,000 (916) 264-1524
Sacramento County and City Homebuyers Assistance Program (HAP)
$2,500 (916) 264-1524
Sacramento County MCC Expanded Teacher Home Purchase First Time Homebuyer Program (FTHB)
$5,000 (916) 264-1524
Sacramento County MCC Expanded Teacher Home Purchase Homebuyer Assistance Program (HAP)
$2,500 (916) 264-1524
Sacramento Mortgage Assistance Program (MAP)
$20,000 (916) 264-1522
Salinas First Time Homebuyer Downpayment Assistance Program
$40,000 (40 758-7334
San Diego County San Diego Neighborhood Housing Services CalHome Program (CalHome)
$40,000 (619) 282-6647
San Diego Down Payment Assistance Grant (DPAG) Program
$7,500 (619) 578-7491
San Diego Neighborhood Housing Services Cost Assistance Support for Homebuyers Program (CASH)
$10,000 (619) 282-6647
San Fernando First Time Homebuyer Program (FTHP)
$45,000 (81 898-1233
San Francisco First Time Homebuyer Program (FTHB)
$100,000 (415) 252-3177
San Joaquin County GAP Loan Program (GAP)
Max 20% (209) 468-3157
San Jose Neighborhood Housing Services of Silicon Valley, "The Vernal Fund" Mortgage Assistance Program (MAP)
$80,000 (40 272-2878
San Jose Teachers Homebuyer Program (THP)
$40,000 (40 277-8486
San Leandro First Time Homebuyer Program (FTHB)
$20,000 (510) 577-6002
San Marcos Down Payment Assistance Loan Program (DPAL)
$10,000 (760) 744-1050
San Mateo County Start Program 2nd Lien
$65,000 (650) 802-5033
San Mateo County StartPLUS 3rd Lien
$5,000 (650) 802-5033
San Mateo Countywide Home Investment Partnership Program (CHIP)
$60,000 (650) 522-7223
San Mateo First Time Home Buyer Program (FTHB)
$60,000 (650) 522-7220
Sanger First Time Homebuyers Program (FTHP)
$2,700 (559) 876-6329
Santa Clara County Deferred Closing Cost Program (DCCP)
$6,500 (40 299-5142
Santa Clara County Second Loan Program for Teachers (SLPT)
$10,000 (40 441-4260
Santa Cruz County First Time Home Buyer Program (FTHB)
$25,000 (40 454-2280
Seaside First Time Home Buyer Program
$30,000 (831) 899-6728
Shasta County Down Payment Assistance Program (DAP)
$30,000 (530) 245-6431
Simi Valley Closing Cost Grant Assistance (GRANT)
$3,000 (805) 583-6853
Simi Valley First Time Homebuyer Assistance Program (FTHB)
$40,000 (805) 583-6853
Sonoma County Employee Second Mortgage Program (ESMP)
$15,000 (707) 565-7500
South Lake Tahoe First Time Homebuyer Assistance Program (FTHB)
$60,000 (530) 542-6157
Stanislaus County Down Payment Assistance Program (DPA)
$50,000 (209) 525-6330
Stanislaus County Public Facilities Fee Deferral Program (PFF)
$25,000 (209) 523-6330
Tulare County First Time Homebuyer Program
$20,000 (559) 733-6291
Turlock First Time Home Buyers Program (FTHB)
$40,000 (209) 668-5560
Ukiah Down Payment Assistance Program (DAP)
$70,000 (707) 463-5462
Upland Primary Assistance Loan Program (PAL)
$30,000 (909) 931-4113
Vacaville Down Payment Assistance Loan Program (DPAL)
$10,000 (707) 449-5687
Ventura First Time Home Buyer Grants Program (HBAP)
$45,000 (805) 654-0038
Victorville Mortgage Assistance Program (MAP)
$5,000 (760) 955-5032
Visalia Homebuyer Assistance Program (HAP)
$20,000 (559) 738-3460
Waterford First Time Home Buyer Assistance Program (DAP)
$20,000 (916) 725-1181
Watsonville Downpayment Assistance Program (DAP)
$30,000 (831) 728-6014
Watsonville First Time HomeBuyer Program (FTHP)
$90,000 (831) 728-6014
Woodlake First Time Home Buyer Grants Program (HAP)
$20,000 (209) 564-8055
Yuba City First Time Homebuyer Assistance Program (FTHB)
$50,000 (530) 822-4697

In addition to the government sponsored down payment assistance programs, there are many non-profit organizations that will grant downpayments.

Comments (8)

Scott Morrison
Call Realty - Chandler, AZ
Arizona Real Estate Expert
Does anyone have a list like this for Arizona?
Aug 31, 2006 09:10 AM
Eddy Martinez
Nationwide Funding Group - Highland Park, CA
Great blog and great information Shane , a few of my clients here in California have used these assistance programs to buy their first home...........
Aug 31, 2006 10:11 AM
John Occhi
Mason Real Estate - Temecula, CA
SRES,CPRES.ePRO - Temecula-Murrieta CA Real Estate

WOW

 Thanks for this

 

Dec 26, 2006 08:40 AM
Dan Tobias
Rodeo Realty - Northridge, CA
Northridge Real Estate Expert
Thanks Shane
Jun 19, 2007 02:26 PM
Jason Ian Hector
Action Investments and Hawaii Pacific Realty - Porter Ranch, CA
Real Estate Broker in California and Hawaii
good work shane
Mar 03, 2008 04:31 PM
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Vashti Burden

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