Home Purchasing Assistance

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riverside county permanent local housing allocation (PLHA) first time home buyer program (Fthb)

The City of Hemet has partnered with the County of Riverside to provide down payment assistance to lower income persons in the purchase of their first home. The amount of assistance available depends upon the buyer's qualifications and the price of the home. See documents below for program information.

FTHB PLHA 2021-2022 Brochure - English

FTHB PLHA 2021-2022 Brochure - Español

FTHB PLHA General Information Packet

FTHB PLHA Lender Guidelines

For additional information please contact County of Riverside at 951-343-5469 or  https://rivcoeda.org/Departments/Housing

additional agency assistance and resources:

Riverside County Economic Development Agency
You may telephone their office at (951) 343-5469 or you may click on the link to access their website. Their office is located at 5555 Arlington Avenue, Riverside, CA 92504.  

California Housing Finance
Telephone (916) 326-8677 or access their website by clicking on this link. 

Free Credit Counseling (PDF)
Free Credit Counseling is offered by Fair Housing Council of Riverside County   

U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development
Telephone (714) 796-5577 or access their website by clicking on this link. The nearest field office location is Santa Ana, Federal Building, 34 Civic Center Plaza, Room 7015, Santa Ana, CA 92701-4003.