What is the American Dream Downpayment Initiative?

The American Dream Downpayment Assistance program helps low-income households become first-time homeowners. Funds are allocated by formula to State and local governments to provide low-income households with assistance for downpayment and closing costs, and for rehabilitation work related with a home purchase.

What credit score is needed for Georgia Dream?

Applicant must have a minimum middle credit score of 640, must meet income and purchase price limits and must have limited liquid assets.

What is the American Dream Grant?

The American Dream Grant provides eligible households with $5,000 in assistance funds that may be used toward down payment. These grant funds are available on a quarterly basis throughout the year and each quarter will rotate the recipient of the grant among the eligible groups (see above).

What is a addi grant?

What is ADDI? ADDI is the American Dream Downpayment Initiative, which provides downpayment and closing cost assistance to low- income families who are first-time homebuyers for the purchase of single-family housing that will serve as the family’s principal residence.

What did the American Dream Downpayment Act do?

Overall, the goal of the American Dream Downpayment Act is to increase the overall homeownership rate, and to close the current homeownership opportunity gap for minorities. There are many hard working, low-income families who would greatly benefit from the wealth-building opportunity that homeownership can afford.

How do you qualify for the Georgia Dream program?

Eligibility Requirements To be eligible for the Georgia Dream program, applicants must be looking at a property in the targeted area, and not have owned a home in the past three years. They must meet the specific income and purchase price limits, have limited assets, and be able to invest a minimum of $1,000.

How does a down payment assistance program work?

Down payment assistance (DPA) helps homebuyers with grants or low-interest loans, reducing the amount they need to save for a down payment. There are more than 2,000 of these programs nationwide. State, county, and city governments run many of them.

What was President George W Bush’s American Dream Initiative?

On December 16, 2003, President George W. Bush signed into law the American Dream Downpayment Initiative ( Pub. L. 108–186 (text) (pdf)), which was aimed at helping approximately “40,000 families a year” with their down payment and closing costs, and further strengthen America’s housing market.

What is an ADFA loan?

The ADFA MCC Program is a dollar-for-dollar tax credit for first time, low-to-moderate income homebuyers.