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City of Perris

First Time Home Buyer

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About the First Time Home Buyer Program 

Registration is now closed for the May 2017 Homebuyer Workshop, however, you may still apply for the First Time Homebuyer Program by contacting one of our approved lenders.

About the First Time Home Buyer Workshop

The First Time Home Buyer Program (FTHB) is designed to provide qualified families with up to $65,000 for down payment assistance to secure financing towards the purchase of an existing or newly constructed home.

This FREE workshop provides first time home buyers with information on program guidelines and requirements, and an opportunity to become pre-approved by one of our approved lenders.

Property and Borrower Requirements

  • Property - Must be located within the incorporated City of Perris limits
  • Borrower - A first time home buyer or any person who has not owned a home in the last 3 years
  • Minimum Down Payment - 1% of the purchase price
  • Income - The borrower must meet HUD HOME State Income limits for the Riverside County Area
HUD HOME State Income Limits
for Riverside County, CA
Household Max. Income
1 $36,150
2 $41,300
3 $46,450
4 $51,000
5 $55,600
6 $59,900
7 $64,000
8 $68,150
Income limits are subject to change without notice.

Documents to Bring to the Workshop

  • Current identification such as a Calfornia Driver’s License or ID
  • Previous three years of signed tax returns for all adult household members age 18 or older
  • W-2 forms for all adult household members age 18 or older
  • One month of current paycheck stubs for all household members 18 or older
  • Three months of bank statements from all sources for all household members 18 or older