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First Time Home Buyers

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Eligible buyers may receive up to $5,000 of matching funds to put towards down payment and/or closing costs associated with their first qualifying home purchase.
• Interest free loan with no monthly payments
• Repayment due in full at time of:
→ Refinance or sale of home
→ Two years after satisfying primary mortgage

1. First-time Home Buyer currently a resident or employed in Columbia County and purchasing a home in Columbia County

2. Buyer meets mortgage requirements of a participating lender

3. Total household income before taxes is less than 80% of local median

4. Additional eligibility requirements will apply. Contact for more information.

Please e-mail or mail FULLY COMPLETED application to Josh Nespoli:

Email: JNespoli@CSGPA.org
Address: Josh Nespoli | Deputy Director
700 Sawmill Road Suite 101
Bloomsburg, PA 17815
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Once received, you will be informed on your acceptance.
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Eligible Properties

Single-family units serving as principal residence of borrower

Must be on a permanent foundation with permanent water and sewage connections

No axles or hitch
Any questions or concerns? Call us!
Josh Nespoli | Deputy Director: (570)-394-4905

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Take a closer look into the inspiration from some of our past projects and the impact they have had on our community. 

Scott Meadows Elderly Apartments &
Benton Manor Elderly Apartments

Year: 2001 (S) & 2003 (B)
Investment: $2,258,325 & $1,246,680
Description: Affordable Townhome style Senior Rentals
Number of Units: 24 (55+) & 11 (62+)

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