Down Payment Assistance Programs

Many home buyers can afford a monthly mortgage payment but may not be able to pay all or a portion of the down payment and/or closing costs needed to purchase a home. Down payment assistance programs can help.

As a first step in the process of meeting eligibility requirements,  interested parties should schedule to attend a Homeownership Training Course with Step Up Suncoast - (941) 757-1166, Opt #1. Click here to view the schedule of upcoming classes.

Home buyers interested in a down payment assistance program must work with one of Manatee County's Certified Lenders. A certified lender must submit the application, not the homeowner.

Manatee County offers the following down payment assistance programs: