The Port of Greater Cincinnati Development Authority is proud to offer the Communities First – Down Payment Assistance for Ohio program, providing first mortgage financing and down payment/closing cost assistance to eligible homebuyers.
The Port Authority created Communities First – Ohio as part of a commitment to increasing homeownership opportunities for residents in Ohio.
Key benefits of the program include:
- 3%, 4% and 5% down payment/closing cost assistance
- FHA, VA, RD, HUD 184, and conventional loans
- No first time homebuyer requirement
- Home purchase or rate/term re-finance
- Streamlined and simple electronic process
To become a participating lender, please contact Sharon Gonzalez: 214.953.4122 or sharon.gonzalez@