Arlington Homebuyers Assistance Program (AHAP)

Down Payment Assistance


Arlington HAP Program

Location Served: Arlington, TX

Provider: City of Arlington

Approved Lender: New American Funding – (512) 524-8077


The Arlington Homebuyers Assistance Program offers down payment and closing cost assistance to low income, first time homebuyers. The assistance provided by the AHAP is in the form of a forgivable loan with 0% interest. The loan is only payable if the homebuyer sells, refinances with cash-out, or leases their home within the first five years after purchase. Qualified applicants can receive up to $7,500 for down payment and closing cost assistance. Forgivable, $10,000 DPA loans are available for qualified applicants who purchase a property in a revitalization area or for households with a disabled member.

Eligibility Requirements

In order to qualify for the Arlington Homebuyers Assistance Program:

  • The property purchased must be located in Arlington

  • The applicant must be a first time homebuyer, or be from a federally declared disaster area

  • The applicant’s projected total gross household income for the upcoming year may not be greater than the “Low Income” level set by the HUD

  • The applicant is not permitted to have more than $15,000 in liquid assets

  • The homebuyer is required to invest at least $1,000 towards the purchase of the home

  • The applicant must qualify for an FHA, VA or conventional mortgage with a private lender or mortgage broker

  • The property purchased must meet the minimum housing standards

  • The homebuyer must use the purchased property as their primary / principal place of residence

  • The applicant must complete an HUD-approved home ownership training course


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If you have any additional questions regarding home mortgages, please contact a mortgage expert by filling out the form on the right or calling (512) 524-8077. You can also email

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