First time Boston condo buyers: Help assistance programs
The Commonwealth of Massachusetts offers a variety of programs to help potential homeowners navigate the homebuying process
Partner agencies in Massachusetts provide education, mortgage programs and more assistance for families and individuals to find the right home. You can find tools to assist you in your first home buying experience on this page. My Mass Mortgage is a guide for potential homeowners and first-time homebuyers interested in homeownership. The website provides in-depth information on mortgage products, education courses and counseling for potential homeowners.
Massachusetts Homeownership Resources
Prospective buyers will find extremely helpful information at the My Mass Mortgage website.
Housing Units for Sale
Please use The List of DHCD assisted Affordable Units for Sale to check the list of affordable units currently for sale to income-eligible first-time homebuyers. For application information, call the number listed.
First-time homebuyer education courses are offered throughout the Commonwealth and are required for most first-time homebuyer programs and loan programs. Check the Additional Resources to find a course near you.
Although DHCD does not provide mortgages directly to first-time homebuyers, there are many resources available. Check the Additional Resources for information on a number of state and federal mortgage products for first-time homebuyers. Many Massachusetts banks offer products for first-time homebuyers, call your local lender for more information.
Additional Resourcesfor Mortgages Available to First-Time Homebuyers