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Grants available to veteran first-time home buyers through NeighborImpact

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REDMOND, Ore. (KTVZ) -- NeighborImpact’s lending program is now offering $15,000 grants to veterans purchasing their first home in Crook, Deschutes or Jefferson counties or on the Warm Springs Indian Reservation.

In order to qualify, applicants must:

  • Provide proof of eligibility with a certificate of release or discharge from active duty (DD 214)
  • Have a household income below 100% Area Median Income (find your county’s AMI on HUD’s website by clicking here)
  • Complete a Home Buyer Education course with within the last 18 months (available through NeighborImpact’s HomeSource program)
  • Attend a one-on-one housing financial counseling session with a HUD certified provider (available through NeighborImpact’s HomeSource program)

There are ten grants currently available. Funding for the grants is provided by Oregon Housing and Community Services.

To learn more or to apply for a grant, visit

About the Lending program: NeighborImpact offers a variety of loan products at reasonable interest rates. Loans are made based on availability of funds and income guidelines. Loans are made for home rehabilitation, septic replacement and down payment assistance.

About NeighborImpact: NeighborImpact is a private non-profit governed by a board of directors drawn from across the community.  Since 1985, NeighborImpact has led the region in developing solutions and bringing resources to Crook, Deschutes and Jefferson counties and the Confederated Tribes of Warm Springs. We help meet the basic needs of Central Oregonians, build economic security and create a community where everyone thrives. NeighborImpact receives federal, state and local grants, foundation grants and donations from individuals and businesses in our community. To learn more about NeighborImpact please visit

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