The HOME-funded Down Payment Loan Program provides zero-interest down payment loans up to $5,000 to income-eligible homebuyers.
The residents of “St Charles Urban County,” which includes the cities of St. Charles, St. Peters, Cottleville, Weldon Spring, New Melle, St. Paul, Wentzville and unincorporated areas of St. Charles County are eligible to apply.
Purchasers in St. Charles County need not to be first-time homebuyers.
How It Works
The second mortgage loans are at zero percent interest, forgivable after five years and will be originated and sold to St. Charles County by approved not-for-profit housing counseling agencies. St. Charles County will provide each housing counseling agency with a program manual that will provide detailed program procedures, and will coordinate a training and review session with participating agencies.
Housing Counseling Required
For a loan amount up to $5,000, housing counseling is required. Participating lender / counseling agencies include the agencies below; please contact them to apply.