Maui first-time homebuyers get another break from Maui County
For the third year in a row, the County of Maui Departmant of Housing and Human Concerns will offer first time home buyers up to $15,000 for a down payment and/or closing costs, starting in September 2011. This Grant Program is aimed at low and moderate income families on Maui who might otherwise not be able to afford a home. $300,000 has been set aside for assistance to the public this year.
Applications are available beginning June 27 at:
- Housing Division Administration Office
- 35 Lunalillo St, #102
- Wailulu HI 96793
- 7:45 - 4:30 Mon-Fri
Deadline to apply is July 29, 2011, along with a pre-approval letter from a mortgage lender. You can apply in person, or by mail. Applicants will be selected through a lottery drawing at 5:30 on Wednesday August 10, 2011 at the Velma McWayne Santos Center, 395 Waena Place, Wailuku.
- must live in Maui County
- be at least 18 years old
- be a US citizen or resident alien
- meet income and asset requirements
- closing after September 1