Down Payment Assistance: Resources That Can Help

For many aspiring homeowners, the down payment is a major barrier to achieving homeownership. But if you have a strong credit history and a good source of income, it doesn’t necessarily have to be. According to a recent article by, there are a variety of down payment assistance programs offered by lenders, nonprofit organizations, and state and local housing authorities that could get you your dream home sooner. In Illinois, the 1stHomeIllinois program offers up to $7,500 in cash … [Read more...]