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The RI Statewide DPA Grant offers a $17,500 grant to first-time homebuyers in Rhode Island

In partnership with the State of Rhode Island, RIHousing’s new state program will allow eligible first-time homebuyers to qualify for a $17,500 grant to assist with the down payment and closing costs.

The Program offers down payment and closing cost assistance to help first-time homebuyers address rising housing costs in today’s competitive market. The down payment assistance is a grant that does not need to be repaid. 


* A first-time homebuyer is defined as an applicant who has not owned a home as their primary residence in the past three years 
**Income limits are subject to change. 
***Certificates obtained through a RI-based, non-profit, HUD counseling approved organization are also accepted. 

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