First Time Homebuyer Downpayment Assistance Program

First Time Homebuyer Program Overview

Program Overview
With a goal of increasing owner-occupancy in the urban core of Haverhill, the City will be providing up to $5.000 in down payment and/or closing costs through its ‘FTHB' program. This program features:

  • Availability only from properties on selected streets in the  Mount Washington and Lower Acre neighborhoods where owner-occupancy is much lower than average;
  • Participants remain eligible for the Housing Rehabilitation and Code Correction program (HRCCP);
  • Assistance is limited to these eligible addresses:
  • The Lower Acre                                                                                            Mount Washington
  • --Auburn Street                                                                                                       --Albion Street
  • --Cedar Street (start to 6th Avenue)                                                                   --Alexander Way  
  • --Charles Street                                                                                                       --Arch Avenue
  • --Cottage Place                                                                                                        --Arch Street
  • --Cottage Street                                                                                                      --Autumn Street 
  • --Dover Street                                                                                                         --Avon Place
  • --Dustin Avenue                                                                                                     --Baldwin Street
  • --Franklin Street (start to 6th Avenue)                                                              --Bartlett Street 
  • --Grand Avenue                                                                                                      --Beacon Street
  • --Harrison Street                                                                                                    --Bellevue Avenue
  • --How Street                                                                                                            --Blaisdell Street
  • --John Street                                                                                                           --Central Street    
  • --Lancaster Street                                                                                                   --Curtis Street
  • --Lewis Street                                                                                                           --Davenport Street
  • --Murray Court                                                                                                        --Ford Street
  • --New Street                                                                                                             --Freeman Street
  • --Nichols Street                                                                                                        --Gilbert Avenue 
  • --North Street                                                                                                           --Grove Street 
  • --Orchard Street                                                                                                       --Hancock Street
  • --Pecker Street                                                                                                          --High Street 
  • --Pentucket Street                                                                                                    --Hillside Place
  • --Portland Street                                                                                                       --Hillside Street
  • --Primrose Street (to 6th Avenue)                                                                        --Jackson Street
  • --Rose Avenue                                                                                                           --Jackson Street Ext.
  • --Rose Street                                                                                                              --Marble Street
  • --Stewart Street                                                                                                         --Marion Street
  • --Vine Street                                                                                                               --Marshall Street
  • --White Street                                                                                                            --Oak Terrace
  • --William Street                                                                                                         --Park Avenue
  •                                                                                                                                        --Pilling Street  
  •                                                                                                                                        --Proctor Street            
  •                                                                                                                                        --Prospect Street
  •                                                                                                                                        --Reed Street
  •                                                                                                                                        --Sandler Terrace
  •                                                                                                                                        --Shepard Street
  •                                                                                                                                        --South Street
  •                                                                                                                                        --Swasey Street
  •                                                                                                                                        --Temple Street
  •                                                                                                                                        --Tremont Street               
  •                                                                                                                                        --Varnum Street
  •                                                                                                                                        --Victoria Court
  •                                                                                                                                        --Washington Avenue
  •                                                                                                                                        --Washington Street                                                                                                                                         (Temple to Ayer)                                                             
  •                                                                                                                                         --West Myrtle Street
  •                                                                                                                                         --Yeaton Place

NOTE: Other adjacent neighborhood addresses may be considered for eligibility at the discretion of Community Development Department.


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