Howard Park Incentive by GO-Northwest

At a Glance
$10,000 down payment and closing cost assistance, 5-year forgivable loan
Who's Eligible?
First-time homebuyers purchasing in the boundary limits of the Howard Park neighborhood.
To Get Started:
Complete homeownership counseling and a program application with GO-Northwest

GO Northwest Housing Resource Center is offering a $10,000 closing cost/downpayment incentive to eligible homebuyers purchasing in Howard Park! Eligible homebuyers can qualify for $10,000 closing cost and down payment assistance funds as a 5-year forgivable loan. This program can help reduce out-of-pocket cost for purchasing a house and be stacked with other down payment and closing cost assistance programs. Howard Park in Northwest Baltimore is one of Baltimore’s hidden treasures: quiet tree-lined streets, spacious houses, easy access to downtown, shopping, major roadways and outstanding schools—a place you can call home!

Eligibility and Limitations:

• Purchase a home within the Howard Park community. Contact GO Northwest for boundary eligibility
• Be a first-time home buyer
• Live in the home as their primary residence
• The property in Howard Park must be the buyer’s only residence
• Contribute at least $1,000 of their own money to purchase the home
• Apply and be approved for the grant prior to closing on the home. Program funds are not retroactive
• Use a fixed-rate mortgage only. Co-signers, cash sales, and owner-financing are not permitted
• Earn a homeownership counseling certificate before making an offer on the home

Program Contact:

Kira Gardner-Marshall, GO-Northwest

(410) 947-0084 x101

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Have more questions about this or other Baltimore City homeownership incentives? We're here to help! Send us an email or give us a call at (410) 637-3750. A Live Baltimore team member can walk you through your options.
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