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NSP1 Homebuyer

What is the Neighborhood Stabilization Program 1 Homebuyer program?
The Neighborhood Stabilization Program 1 Homebuyer (NSP1H) program assists low and moderate income first-time homebuyers to purchase an eligible home in certain target areas of Riverside County.Assistance may be used for purchase price assistance and is provided as a silent second mortgage secured by the buyer’s home which bears 0% interest.A portion of the assistance may also be used to pay for closing costs for the homebuyer.

How Much Assistance is Available?
NSP1H purchase price assistance is available to a maximum of 30% of the purchase price of the home not to exceed $75,000.NSP1H funds can be used as a silent second loan that will be used as gap financing to 1) reduce the amount of first mortgage required in qualifying for the home and 2) can also be used to pay for up to 3% of the sales price to pay for closing costs on behalf of the homebuyer.

Who is Eligible?
Eligible participants must:

  • Be a first time homebuyer (cannot have owned real estate in the past 3 years);
  • Purchase an eligible home;
  • Have sufficient income and credit worthiness to qualify for a 30-year, fixed rate first mortgage from a first mortgage lender;
  • Be income qualified; and
  • Occupy the home they are purchasing as their primary residence for 15 years.

How do I apply?
Prospective buyers must apply by finding an eligible property in the search below and contacting the appropriate contact person for the eligible property.

General Requirements

  • Household Income cannot exceed 120% of area median income
  • Applicant(s) must not have owned real estate nor filed any mortgage interest or real estate tax write offs in the past 3 years
  • Applicant(s) must be either a US Citizen or a Qualified Alien
  • First Mortgage payment (principal, interest, taxes, insurance(s), special assessments) is limited to 25%-35% of monthly household income
  • Assistance is limited to a minimum of $1,500 and maximum of the lesser of 30% of sales price or $75,000
  • Household size must meet occupancy standard

Prospective buyers must contact the following agencies to apply for eligible properties:

Neighborhood Partnership Housing Services
Marisol Garcia
Real Estate Services Manager
Marisol@nphs.info
909-391-6497

Riverside Housing Development Corporation
Tawney Markham
Housing Project Assistant
projectmgr@rhdcca.org
951-341-6512

Sheffield Foreclosure Renovation, Inc.
Brice Kittle
Contact Email
951-682-5352 Ext 206

NSP1 Homebuyer

What is the Neighborhood Stabilization Program 1 Homebuyer program?
The Neighborhood Stabilization Program 1 Homebuyer (NSP1H) program assists low and moderate income first-time homebuyers to purchase an eligible home in certain target areas of Riverside County.Assistance may be used for purchase price assistance and is provided as a silent second mortgage secured by the buyer’s home which bears 0% interest.A portion of the assistance may also be used to pay for closing costs for the homebuyer.

How Much Assistance is Available?
NSP1H purchase price assistance is available to a maximum of 30% of the purchase price of the home not to exceed $75,000.NSP1H funds can be used as a silent second loan that will be used as gap financing to 1) reduce the amount of first mortgage required in qualifying for the home and 2) can also be used to pay for up to 3% of the sales price to pay for closing costs on behalf of the homebuyer.

Who is Eligible?
Eligible participants must:

  • Be a first time homebuyer (cannot have owned real estate in the past 3 years);
  • Purchase an eligible home;
  • Have sufficient income and credit worthiness to qualify for a 30-year, fixed rate first mortgage from a first mortgage lender;
  • Be income qualified; and
  • Occupy the home they are purchasing as their primary residence for 15 years.

How do I apply?
Prospective buyers must apply by finding an eligible property in the search below and contacting the appropriate contact person for the eligible property.

General Requirements

  • Household Income cannot exceed 120% of area median income
  • Applicant(s) must not have owned real estate nor filed any mortgage interest or real estate tax write offs in the past 3 years
  • Applicant(s) must be either a US Citizen or a Qualified Alien
  • First Mortgage payment (principal, interest, taxes, insurance(s), special assessments) is limited to 25%-35% of monthly household income
  • Assistance is limited to a minimum of $1,500 and maximum of the lesser of 30% of sales price or $75,000
  • Household size must meet occupancy standard

Prospective buyers must contact the following agencies to apply for eligible properties:

Neighborhood Partnership Housing Services
Marisol Garcia
Real Estate Services Manager
Marisol@nphs.info
909-391-6497

Riverside Housing Development Corporation
Tawney Markham
Housing Project Assistant
projectmgr@rhdcca.org
951-341-6512

Sheffield Foreclosure Renovation, Inc.
Brice Kittle
Contact Email
951-682-5352 Ext 206

*The information is deemed reliable, but not guaranteed. Prices are approximate. Final price is subject to actual rehab costs and County approval.

*The information is deemed reliable, but not guaranteed. Prices are approximate. Final price is subject to actual rehab costs and County approval.

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