Affordable Housing To Promote Home Ownership.

As part of a larger City initiative to increase homeownership, Harrisonburg Redevelopment and Housing Authority (HRHA) will operate a Homebuyer Assistance Program to support low to moderate income families and individuals purchase homes in the $200,000 and below market within the City of Harrisonburg. Stop by the Reservoir Street Office (143 Reservoir Street) or call (540) 437-9545 to speak to our Housing Coordinator learn more and fill out an initial application.

Do I Qualify?

Is there an income limit to participate in the program?

Yes, to be able to participate in the program, your income must be between 50%-80% of the area median income. Check the chart below to see if you qualify.

Area: Harrisonburg/Rockingham FY 2019 Median Family Income: $70,700

Adjusted Income Limits (by household size)

1 Person 2 Persons 3 Persons 4 Persons 5 Persons 6 Persons 7 Persons 8 Persons
Extremely Low (30%) $14, 450 $16,910 $21,330 $25,750 $30,170 $34,590 $39,010 $43,430
Very Low Income (50%) $24,050 $27,500 $30,950 $34,350 $37,100 $39,850 $42,600 $45,350
Low & Moderate Income (80%) $38,500 $44,000 $49,500 $54,900 $59,350 $63,750 $68,100 $72,550

Can you purchase a home anywhere?

This program is currently be funded jointly by HRHA and the City of Harrisonburg, therefore all homes purchased through the program must be within the City of Harrisonburg limits.

Does HRHA buy the house?

No, HRHA does not buy the home. We provide down payment and closing cost assistance to help with participants become homeowners.

What do I need to do to apply for the program?

To apply for the program, fill out this initial application and submit it to Everett Brubaker at 143 Reservoir Street, Harrisonburg. Everett is our Housing Program Coordinator and will be glad to help you through the program process. Call him today to learn more: (540) 437-9545.

Are you ready to become a home owner?