Fostering and promoting affordable homeownership is a key housing policy strategy for Prince George's County. The Prince George's County Purchase Assistance Program (PGCPAP) supports this strategy by providing home purchase assistance to eligible, first-time home buyers to purchase residential properties in Prince George's County. Home purchase assistance includes down payment, mortgage principal reduction and/or closing costs.
The Program is funded by the Housing Investment Trust Fund. The Redevelopment Authority of Prince George's County administered the program in partnership with participating lenders, realtors and housing counseling agencies that are approved by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD).
Maximum loan: $15,000.00
Purchase price limit: $462,000 (resale or new construction)
Loan terms: 0% interest, deferred payment
If the buyer is one of the following, they may be eligible for an additional $5,000 based on their need. This would bring the total loan amount to $20,000.
0% interest, deferred payment. Purchaser must pay back the loan in full when the home is sold, transferred or ceases to be the primary residence of the buyer(s) regardless of the length of residency.
Single family dwelling units, townhouses, and condominiums are eligible for assistance. Eligible properties include:
Zip Codes: Entire Prince George's County
This includes cooperatives anywhere during the 3 years immediately before the date the application is made to the Purchase Assistance Program (Investors or current owners of residential property are excluded from participation in this program).