Housing Choice Voucher Homeownership Program

Family in front of recently sold house


The Housing Choice Voucher Homeownership Program (HCVHP) uses a voucher subsidy that once helped families pay rent to a landlord to be used to now help first-time homeowners to purchase their own home.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Family must be a current participant of the Housing Choice Voucher Program in good standing.
  • Family must be a first time homebuyer not having owned a home during the last 3 years.
  • Family must have a good rental payment history.
  • Family must have had a consistent employment history during the last 2 years.*
  • Family must have a minimum annual income of $30,000.*
  • Family must have a minimum credit score of 620.

*There is no employment/income requirement for the disabled/elderly population.

To learn more about the program, contact our Rental Market Analyst, David Gilmore.

Download Homeownership Program Application (PDF)

  1. David Gilmore

    Rental Market Analyst
    Phone: 301-883-5501, ext. 3464