Greenbelt Home Advantage


We're here to help you make the switch to homeownership!

Take advantage o​f homeownership with the Greenbelt Home Advantage. The Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development, in partnership with the City of Greenbelt​, gives current renters in zip code 207​70 who are eligible first-time homebuyers purchasing in Greenbelt (zip code 20770) a grant of $15,000 for d​own payment assistance and closing cost assistance with a Maryland Mortgage home loan.

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Getting Started

If you're ready to take advantage of this special program:

  1. Talk to a Lender - Your lender can help you confirm your eligibility for the Greenbelt Home Advantage Loan and will make sure you meet all the requirements, such as attending the right Homebuyer Education Class.
  2. Check Your Eligibility to see whether you can apply for a Maryland Mortgage Program​​ loan. Note that being eligible to apply does not guarantee approval, and lenders will take into account things like your income, credit history and employment situation when considering your application.
  3. Complete a Homebuyer Education Class - Completing a Homebuyer Education prepares you to make the right decisions when purchasing your home. Homebuyer Education classes are available throughout Maryland, and are provided by a range of Community and Non-Profit organizations as well as local government housing agencies.