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First-Time Home Buyer Education, Loans, and Grants in Louisiana - LA

 

Online First-Time
Home Buyer Education

 

Online homebuyer education is also available to those who are interested in buying their first home.  FirstHomeAdvisor.com has partnered with eHomeAmerica to offer an online homebuyer education course that you can take from the privacy and convenience or your own home computer.  Click here to learn more about this online homebuyer education course.

First-Time Homebuyer Education in Louisiana

NeighborWorks® of America organizations in Louisiana *  offer:

Click on the link above to find a local homebuyer education and counseling provider near you.

* The contents and accuracy of information contained in this hyperlink was created, maintained, and the responsibility of NeighborWorks® of America.

HUD Approved Housing Counseling Agencies in Louisiana *. Many of these organizations offer:

 

* The contents on this hyperlink are created, maintained, and the responsibility of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD).  

First-time Home Buyer Programs in Louisiana

Local First-Time Homebuyer Assistance in Louisiana

Local homebuyer assistance programs in Louisiana *.  The types of programs offered include:

* The contents and accuracy of information contained on this hyperlink are created, maintained and the responsibility of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD).  

Many non-profit organizations in Louisiana offer downpayment assistance programs in the form of secondary financing and have been approved for use with an FHA loan.  Here is a link to search for a HUD approved secondary financing programs offered by non-profit organizations

Find an Individual Development
Account in Louisiana

The Corporation for Enterprise Development (CFED) maintains a national IDA Resource Directory where you can search for a local IDA or Matched Savings program near you.

Find a Home Inspector
in Louisiana

Search for a local home inspector on the American Society of Home Inspectors (ASHI) website.

Louisiana Housing
Finance Agency

The Louisiana Housing Finance Agency, LHFA, is a state housing finance agency for Louisiana.  This agency delivers a variety of homebuyer assistance programs throughout the state.  

As a State Housing Finance Agency (HFA), LHFA, offers first-time homebuyers:

  • Below-Market Rate Home Loans
  • Downpayment Assistance Programs
  • A network of mortgage lenders 
  • And More 

Louisiana Housing Finance Agency partners with private sector mortgage lenders who qualify borrowers and offer the program to eligible first-time homebuyers in the state.  For a listing of LHFA lenders and loan officers visit the Louisiana Housing Finance Agency's website.

Mortgage Credit Certificate
Programs in Louisiana

Some cities and counties in Louisiana may offer first-time homebuyers the Mortgage Credit Certificate (MCC) which is a fedeal tax credit program for first-time homebuyers.  Ask your local homebuyer education and counseling agency if it is available in your area.