First Time Homebuyer Assistance Program

Homeownership is a dream for many Baytownians but out of reach for many residents. The City of Baytown offers up to $9,000 in down payment assistance to income-qualified residents.

How Do I Qualify?

  • 18+ years old
  • Able to obtain mortgage financing from lender.
  • Completed an approved Home-buyers Counseling Workshop.
  • Home-buyer must contribute 2% of the sales price towards the purchase of the home.
  • Applicant must not exceed the 80% of the median income limits.

Submit completed applications with required documentation to Community Development.

Program staff will not accept incomplete application packages.