First Time Home Buyer (FTHB)

The City of Longview, with funding provided by the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program and HOME Investment Partnership Grant Program (HOME) and other local, state, and federal resources, will provide homebuyer assistance necessary to assist eligible low income homebuyers with the acquisition of a dwelling unit located within the city limits of Longview and meeting certain minimum construction and property standards.

City of Longview Homebuyers Assistance Program will assist eligible homebuyers on a one time only grant need basis in an amount not to exceed $11,00 for an existing depending on the household income.

Take a HUD Approved 8-Hour First Time Home Buyer approved online course to receive an application.

An information packet is available with current income limits. This program is administered by the City of Longview Community Development Department.

Income Limits

  1. Some Community Development Services and Programs are based on income limits. 

    2021 - 2022 Income Limits - Based on median family income of $69,700

    Household Size
    Very Low (50%) Income Limits
    Extremely Low Income Limits
     Low (80%) Income Limits
    1
    23,250
    13,950
    37,200
    2
    26,600
    17,420
    42,500
    3
    29,900
    21,960
    47,800
    4
    33,200
    26,500
    53,100
    5
    35,900
    31,040
    57,350
    6
    38,550
    35,580
    61,600
    7
    41,200
    40,120
    65,850
    8
    43,850
    43,850
    70,100