Homeownership Voucher Program
in the Housing Choice Voucher (Section 8) Program can
convert their tenant-based voucher, if eligible, to the
Homeownership Voucher Program.
Families must meet Housing Choice Voucher Program requirements:
- First time homeowner or cooperative member
- Minimum income requirement
- Employment requirement,
- Homeownership counseling
- Predatory Lending counseling
- Family Self-Sufficiency participant
The prospective home must pass an initial housing quality
standard inspection conducted by the Housing Agency and
an independent home inspection before the Housing Agency
may approve the purchase by the family.
The first step is to attend an
orientation for first time homebuyers with a voucher. Orientations
are given once a month every other month. To register
for an orientation please contact us at 516-572-1903 or
via email firstname.lastname@example.org.
First Time Homebuyers
Nassau County Homeownership Center
(NCHOC) provides counseling to individuals who are
first time homebuyers. As
the County’s Homeownership Center, our mission
is to provide Nassau residents with necessary homeownership
training and grant information that will keep participants
focused on their objective and minimize their frustration.
The first step is to attend an Orientation for First
Time Homebuyers. This orientation is available
every month this training program is structured with
five–two-hour workshops and group exercises that
cover the following subject matter:
- How ready are you to become a homeowner?
- How is your credit and do you budget?
- Principles of shopping for a home
- Steps in obtaining a mortgage
- Steps to insure your investment
We invite professional guest speakers
(i.e. Real Estate Attorney, Engineer/Pest Inspector,
Insurance Agent and Bank Partners) that will further
provide participants with important information. To
insure that participants achieve their goals, our Homeownership
Counselors will provide one-on-one counseling and be
available to answer questions.
For information Contact:
40 Main Street, First Floor
- Suite B
Hempstead, NY 11550