Department of Community Development Accepting Applications for the First-time Homeownership Program

The City of Lockport Department of Community Development is accepting applications to the First-time Homeownership Program for a recently awarded New York State Homes and Community Renewal HOME Program grant. This program will help first-time homeowners with closing costs and down payment assistance. The award will be limited to households earning at or below 80% of HUD’s Low-Income Limits, adjusted for family size, for Niagara County.

Niagara County 80% Low Income Limits
1 Person – $ 44,200.00
2 Person – $ 50,500.00
3 Person – $ 56,800.00
4 Person – $ 63,100.00
5 Person – $ 68,150.00
6 Person – $ 73,200.00
7 Person – $ 78,250.00
8 Person – $ 83,300.00

Applications can be requested through the City of Lockport Department of Community Development or here on the City of Lockport website under Community Development.

Interested participants should submit an application as soon as possible, as the program is being administered on a rolling basis. Submissions can be delivered to the City of Lockport Department of Community Development, One Locks Plaza, Lockport, NY 14094. Any questions regarding this application should be directed to Carrie Gugliuzza, Program Administrator of Community Development, at 716-439-6686.