The initial period for requesting NeighborhoodLIFT funds has ended. If funds become available, they will be posted beginning Monday, March 22, 2021 at 9:00 a.m., and each Monday thereafter. Funds are available on a first-come, first served basis.

If you have already submitted a request for funds, be sure to check your email, including your spam folder, for emails from Community Housing Development Corporation with information on next steps.

Return to this website when you are ready to begin your NeighborhoodLIFT request. Please remember that you must complete Homebuyer Education from an approved provider, a pre-approval for a first mortgage from a NeighborhoodLIFT approved lender and all borrowers’ income must meet the income limits for the program.

Community Housing Development Corporation (CHDC) is proud to be part of the NeighborhoodLIFT program in collaboration with Wells Fargo and NeighborWorks America. Discover the possibilities of homeownership and find out if it’s right for you!

NeighborhoodLIFT Program Information

  • Provide homebuyer education to prepare potential borrowers for homeownership
  • Provides eligible borrowers with $25,000 in down payment assistance on eligible properties
  • Assistance is not limited to first-time borrowers
  • Borrower(s)’s annual income must be at or below income limits for the program. View income limits here

Properties qualified for the program must be:

1- Located in Alameda, Contra Costa, San Francisco, San Mateo, Santa Clara or Solano County. View property lookup instructions
2- The primary, owner-occupied home of the borrowers
3- A single-family home (attached or detached), 2- 4-unit home, condominium, townhome, PUD, co-op, land trust or qualified manufactured home

NOTE: No closings may take place before Thursday, March 11, 2021. Not all closings may be scheduled for this day. Please coordinate with CHDC, your first mortgage lender and realtor as closing dates may need to be adjusted due to demand and capacity.


Contact CHDC for questions about NeighborhoodLIFT at

If you have additional questions, visit our FAQ page (Click Here).