Homebuyer Mortgage Program for First Time Homebuyers in Connecticut

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The Connecticut Housing Finance Authority, more commonly termed as CHFA, is a self-supporting quasi-public housing agency in the State of Connecticut that was created in the year 1969 in an attempt to address the concerns regarding the lack or insufficient supply of affordable housing opportunities for Connecticut’s low- and moderate-income families and individuals.

The programs of the CHFA are thoroughly designed to contribute to the realization of its mission which is to "help alleviate the shortage of affordable housing for low- and moderate-income families and persons in Connecticut, and when appropriate, to promote or maintain the economic development of the State through employer-assisted housing efforts."

In line with this mission, the Connecticut Housing Finance Authority has been administering the Homebuyer Mortgage Program for First Time Homebuyers. The program is capable of offering home loans and below-market interest rates to first time homebuyers who reside in Connecticut and who are planning to acquire a property that is located in Connecticut.

Among all the features of the Homebuyer Mortgage Program, the most notable ones are its low interest rates (Interest rate: 3.375%**/APR range 3.475 - 3.875%), fewer mortgage fees, and a fixed-rate 30-year mortgage payment plan.

In order to qualify for the Homebuyer Mortgage Program, a borrower must be:

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