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Kentucky Housing Corporation (KHC) Down Payment Assistance.

Kentucky Down payment assistance loans are available up to $10,000 for Mortgage

KHC is used for mostly applicants in Kentucky that don't have access to money for a down payment on their home. 

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$10,000 available thru KHC for down payment assistance KY

  • What is Kentucky Housing?

    Kentucky Housing is a trusted state agency in Frankfort, KY that works with local lenders to ensure all Kentucky home buyers have access to safe and affordable housing with access to down payment assistance help and counseling if needed to buy a home.

    Do I need to be a first-time home buyer to do a KHC loan?

    No, you do not have to be a first time home buyer with KHC loans.

    How much down payment assistance can I get to buy a home in Kentucky?

    • Can I use the $10,000 for repairs to the home or buy stuff for the home?

      No you cannot! The  down payment assistance can be used for down payment, closing costs and prepaids.

      How long can I lock a KHC Loan?

      You can lock a KHC Loan for 45 days

      How long does it take to close a KHC loan?

      It takes about 30 to 45 days typically to close a KHC loan.

      Can I just get a down payment assistance loan from Kentucky Housing?

      In order to use the down payment assistance programs from KHC, you must do the first mortgage loan with them too. Additional eligibility requirements may apply, including income limits.

      What if I have bad credit and I get a KHC loan?

      Kentucky Housing loans require a minimum 620 credit score. The usually follow agency guidelines for credit, bankruptcy, foreclosure, collections, etc depending on it is FHA, VA, USDA, Fannie Mae.

      Can I build a home with a KHC loan?

      Kentucky Housing does not provide temporary construction loans, but we can provide the permanent financing for a new construction property with one of your loan programs including FHA, VA, USDA, or Fannie Mae.

      How much can the house cost for a KHC Loan?

      Our current purchase price limits are $346,644 in the state of Kentucky Consult your lender to determine the amount you are approved to borrow in regards to agency debt to income ratios requirements. KHC typically will not go above 40% for the front-end housing ratio, or over 50% for the total debt to income ratio. They will make exceptions sometimes.

      What is the required down payment for a KHC Loan?

      Required down payments range from 0-3.5% depending on the underlying loan product (Conventional, FHA, RD, VA).

      Is a co-signer allowed on a KHC Loan?

      KHC does not allow for co-signers to qualify for a mortgage loan

      Can I finance improvements or repairs?

      KHC does not offer rehab loans or 203k loans, or Renovation loans.

      Are there income limits based on gross or net income for a KHC?

      Gross household income limits for total household income.

      Can I finance a manufactured or mobile home with KHC?

      Manufactured and mobile homes are eligible under some mortgage products for KHC Loans. Homes must be double-wide, permanently attached to a foundation, and taxed as real estate (not personal property). Consult your lender for more information.

    Kentucky Down payment assistance loans are available up to $10,0000 for Mortgage

    • Kentucky Down Payment Assistance

      KHC recognizes that down payments, closing costs, and prep​aids are stumbling blocks for many potential home buyers. We offer a special loan program to help with those. Your KHC-approved lender can help you apply.

    Regular DAP

      • Purchase price up to $349,525 with Secondary Market.
      • Assistance in the form of a loan up to $10,000 in $100 increments.
      • Repayable over a 10-year term at 3.75 percent.
      • Available to all KHC first-mortgage loan recipients.

    ​​More About Down Payment and Closing Costs

      • No liquid asset review and no limit on borrower reserves.
      • Specific credit underwriting standards may apply to down payment programs.​
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      Effective May 1, 2021

      Secondary Market Purchase Price Limit — $346,644