Are you excited about the opportunity to buy your first home in Wyoming? Would you like a free gift of money to help you purchase that first home? If you answered yes to these two questions, there is great news for you. The state of Wyoming provides free grant money for its residents who are first time home buyers and need help with the down payment and closing costs. This money comes in the form of state grants. This is free money that shouldn’t be passed up! The grant awards can be in the thousands of dollars. It will be well worth your time to educate yourself about the grant programs that the State of Wyoming provides.
Wyoming First Time Home Buyer Grants
The agency in Wyoming that provides low interest loans, down payment grants, closing cost help and other forms of assistance is the Wyoming Community Development Authority. There is one such grant program available: Homebuyer Assistance Program. You can get a cash assistance of $2,000 to be used for down payment and closing costs. This cash assistance turns into a grant if you remain in your home for 30 years, after which time loan is not required to be repaid. To find out more info about this grant program, please visit the Wyoming Community Development Authority website page specifically describing all the programs. To make it as easy as possible for you, simply go to this website.
For more than 35 years, Wyoming Community Development Authority has provided programs to promote home ownership by offering below-market interest rate loans to first-time home buyers and down-payment assistance loan programs. To date, WCDA has assisted more than 48,000 households with the purchase of their first home. Here you will find information on the various loans WCDA offers to home buyers.
Here is the contact information for the Wyoming Community Development Authority:
Wyoming Community Development Authority
155 North Beech
Casper, WY 82601
Federal First Time Home Buyer Grants
Besides the state programs, there are federal funds and grants available in Wyoming through the Homes and Communities program of the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development. On their website you’ll find complete grant information, application forms, description of available programs, as well as many other helpful tools.
Every potential buyer should investigate what they have to offer. You can visit the website by going here: US Dept. of Housing and Urban Development. Also, there is a website that has a complete list of all grant programs available through the United States Federal Government: Grants.gov. You should plan to spend the required time investigating to determine how many individual grants you may qualify for. You can visit the website by going to Grants.gov. There you can use the easy search tool to locate other other information.
Other Grants in Wyoming
In addition to the grant programs described above, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development provides home buyer assistance and grants in every state. There are multiple grant programs designed specifically for people that meet certain requirements, such as grants for people with disabilities so they can continue to live independently at home. It is worth visiting HUD’s website to see what assistance is currently available. For your convenience, simply go to this website for grants in Wyoming.
Here is the contact information for the HUD office in Wyoming:
Casper Field Office
150 East B Street
Casper, WY 82601-7005
Phone: (307) 261-6250
Fax: (307) 261-6245