Federal Housing Programs
Buying a home is often the most significant investment that a person may make in his lifetime.
The United States Department of Housing and Urban Development, in addition to offering a variety of
mortgage insurance programs, supports numerous programs sponsored by state and local governments and
nonprofit organizations across the country.
Many of these offerings provide assistance to
first time home buyers.
HUD also offers excellent advice for making the home buying process as stress-free and rewarding as prossible.
Check out their advice on
Ninety Nine Questions Answered about Buying Your First Home.
What follows is a listing of all the programs supporting home purchase and home improvements from the Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance.
Featured Government Grant Resources
The National Cancer Institute has developed the Cancer Education Grants Program wherein it seeks to financially support innovative educational efforts that would contribute to the reduction of cancer incidences, morbidity and mortality rates; as well as the improvement of the quality of life of surviving cancer patients.
The Sustainable Construction in Indian Country Small Grant Program is designed to solicit program proposals that contain one of more sets of "Lessons Learned" that will help inform the Native American communities, such as Indian Tribes, regarding the issues and concerns that need to be taken into consideration upon tackling sustainable construction projects in their community.