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Good Neighbor Next Door Program Benefits

Program Description

If you are a law enforcement officer, firefighter, emergency medical technician, or teacher, this program may help you purchase a home in a U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) revitalization area by offering qualified purchasers a 50 percent discount off the list price of homes available from HUD's inventory. You must agree to live in the home for three years and it must be your sole residence.

General Program Requirements

In order to qualify for this benefit program, you must be or have been a law enforcement officer, firefighter, emergency medical technician, or teacher who is employed (full-time) and be a current or prospective homeowner.

Your Next Steps

The following information will lead you to the next steps to apply for this program.

Application Process

In order to participate, you must follow the guidance on HUD's Good Neighbor Next Door web page here:
http://portal.hud.gov/hudportal/HUD?src=/program_offices/housing/sfh/reo/goodn/gnndabot

Program Contact Information

To contact a HUD Housing Counseling agency, go to: https://entp.hud.gov/idapp/html/hecm_agency_look.cfm
To contact the Federal Housing Administration (FHA), please use one of the following methods:

Visit us at:
http://portal.hud.gov/hudportal/HUD?src=/program_offices/housing...

Write us at:
U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development
Federal Housing Administration
451 Seventh St., SW
Washington, D.C. 20410

Call us at:
1-800-CALL-FHA (1-800-225-5342) or via Federal Information Relay Service (w/TTY): 1-800-877-8339

Email us at:
answers@hud.gov