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Community Housing Improvement Program (CHIP)
Down Payment Assistance Program
The Community Housing Improvement Program (CHIP) Down Payment Assistance Program provides a silent second loan in the form of down payment assistance and eligible closing costs. The City will provide financing up to a $9,000, which enables a low to moderate income person(s) or family to purchase a vacant or owner occupied home for sale within the Pasco city limits.

Infill Assistance Program
The Community Housing Improvement Program (CHIP) Infill Assistance Program provides a silent second loan in the form of down payment assistance and eligible closing costs. The City will provide gap financing up to $25,000, which enables a low to moderate income person(s) or family to purchase an infill home for sale within Pasco city limits.

Apply for Funding
1. Review the CHIP Program Guidelines icoAcrobat.jpg to ensure program eligibility.
2. Get pre-approved for a mortgage by an area lender.
3. Enroll and complete a first-time homebuyer education class.  Visit the Washington State Housing Finance Commission's website here for class dates and times in our area.
4. Shop for a home.
5. Enter into a purchase and sales agreement with the seller.
6. Complete and return the CHIP Program Application icoAcrobat.jpg  to:
    
    City of Pasco
    Community & Economic Development Department
    525 N. Third Avenue, Second Floor
    Pasco, WA 99301  

7. Along with the CHIP Program Application, please turn in all supporting documentation which can be found on the first page of the CHIP Program Application icoAcrobat.jpg.  

Funding for the Down Payment Assistance Program is served on a first-come, first-eligible basis.

For more information, please contact or (509) 545-3441.
   
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