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@
American Eagle Mortgage Company, LLC
American Savings Bank, fsb
Bank of England, dba ENG Lending
Benchmark Bank, dba Loan One
Cheviot Savings Bank
Concord Mortgage Group (Northern Ohio Investment Company)
Developers Mortgage Company
Fairway Independent Mortgage Corp
First Choice Loan Services
First Financial Bank
Guardian Savings Bank F.S.B.
HomeServices Lending, LLC
Howard Hanna Mortgage Services
Land Home Financial Services, Inc.
MCS Mortgage Bankers, Inc.
Mortgage 1, Inc.
Nations Reliable Lending
New Carlisle Federal Savings Bank
NTFN, dba Premier Nationwide Lending
NVR Mortgage Finance, Inc.
Option Financial, LLC
Primary Residential Mortgage
PrimeLending, A PlainsCapital Company
Priority Mortgage Corp.
Rapid Mortgage Company
Republic State Mortgage Co.
Sibcy Cline Mortgage Services, Inc.
Talmer Bank and Trust
The Arlington Bank
Union Savings Bank
Victory Mortgage, LLC
Victory Community Bank
Warsaw Federal Savings and Loan Association
Western Ohio Mortgage Corporation