First Time Home Buyer (FTHB)

The City of Longview, with funding provided by the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program and HOME Investment Partnership Grant Program (HOME) and other local, state, and federal resources, will provide homebuyer assistance necessary to assist eligible low income homebuyers with the acquisition of a dwelling unit located within the city limits of Longview and meeting certain minimum construction and property standards.

City of Longview Homebuyers Assistance Program will assist eligible homebuyers on a one time only grant need basis in an amount not to exceed $6,500 for an existing depending on the household income.

An information packet is available with current income limits. This program is administered by the City of Longview Community Development Department. Please contact the Community Development Department at 903-237-1201 with any questions.

You may download the checklist and application here. The checklist is compiled of all documentation we will need by the closing date. We will work with you, your lender, and realtor to gather this information.