Housing Choice Voucher Homeownership Program

About the Program

The Housing Choice Voucher Homeownership Program (HCVHP) uses a voucher subsidy that once helped families pay rent to a landlord to be used to now help first-time homeowners to purchase their own home.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Family must be a current participant of the Housing Choice Voucher Program in good standing.
  • Family must be a first time homebuyer not having owned a home during the last 3 years.
  • Family must have a good rental payment history.
  • Family must have had a consistent employment history during the last 2 years.*
  • Family must have a minimum annual income of $30,000.*
  • Family must have a minimum credit score of 620.

*There is no employment/income requirement for the disabled/elderly population.

To learn more about the program, contact our Homeownership Specialist, Carolyn Floyd.

Download Homeownership Program Application (PDF)

Family in front of recently sold house

  1. Shanell Williams

    Rental Specialist
    Phone: 301-883-5501, ext. 5451