Enhancing Our Community
The City of Pasco works to provide programs and services aimed at enhancing the community at large. This includes:
Community Housing Improvement Program (CHIP)
Expanding Affordable Home Opportunities
The City of Pasco has developed the Community Housing Improvement Program (CHIP) for the purpose of expanding affordable home ownership opportunities by offering financial assistance for low to moderate income home buyers in Pasco with priority given to targeted neighborhoods. The program is divided into the following 3 components:
Down Payment Assistance Program
The 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 $10,000, 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 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.
Homeowner Rehabilitation Program
The CHIP Homeowner Rehabilitation Program provides a silent second construction loan, which enables a low to moderate income person(s) or family to rehabilitate an owner occupied home for sale within the Pasco city limits.
Façade Improvement Program
The purpose of the Façade Improvement Program is to build a coordinated image, promote coordination with improved signage and store graphics, and compliment adjacent building facades consistent with the Makers Downtown Action Plan in the target area as authorized by Pasco City Council Resolution 3395, dated May 7, 2012.
Benton Franklin CAC Website à www.bfcac.org
Housing Online Registry (English) à https://cutt.ly/SgztIAZ
“If you are a resident of the City of Richland, Kennewick or Pasco, WA and are experiencing a financial hardship due to COVID-19 and unable to pay your rent, mortgage and/or utilities you may qualify for assistance from Richland’s CDBG COVID-19 and/or Tri Cities Consortium TBRA HOME Funds. To register, please press HERE.”
Housing Online Registry (Spanish) à https://cutt.ly/FgzypS9
“Si usted es un residente de la ciudad de Richland, Kennewick o Pasco en WA y tiene dificultades financieras debido a COVID-19 y no puede pagar el alquiler, la hipoteca o los servicios públicos, podría calificar para recibir ayuda de CDBG COVID-19 de Richland y/o fondos del programa TBRA HOME del Consorcio Tri-Cities. Para registrarse, oprime Aquí.”