First Time Home Buyer Programs By Town And City Throughout Illinois

Research What’s Available Near You

First time home buyers in Illinois have many options available to them for help in purchasing their first residence. In addition to the statewide down payment assistance programs offered by the Illinois Housing Development Authority, there are local housing agencies that provide grants and other forms of financial assistance to 1st time property buyers as well.




Contact Info For Local Programs

Follow the various resources below to determine 1st time homebuyer program amounts and requirements in multiple locations throughout Illinois:

Homeownership Assistance: Illinois

Need help buying a home? You may qualify for one of these programs.

Statewide and Regional Programs

Programs by City/Town

The cities listed below offer various incentives for Homebuying. Contact the city for details.

City Phone Contact
Aurora (630) 844-3627 Bill Wiet
Champaign (217) 351-4427 Dorothy David
Decatur (217) 424-2797 Linda Love
DeKalb (815) 748-2060 Sue Guio
Joliet (815) 724-4100 Bob Listner
Kankakee (815) 933-0421 Larry Nolan
Madison Co. (618) 692-7040 Dorothy Hummel
McHenry Co. (815) 334-4560 Dennis Sandquist
Moline (309) 797-0710 Frankie Atwater
Mount Prospect (847) 818-5328 Janet Saewert
Normal (309) 545-9557 Steve Westerdahl
Rockford (815) 987-5690 General information
Springfield (217) 789-2377 Chet Schneider
Urbana (217) 384-2335 Jen Gonzalez/HOME Coordinator
Will County (815) 722-0722 ext. 225 Andrea Buechel

Program funding and availability is constantly changing. Keep up to date by visiting first time home buyers in Illinois.

Illinois first time home buyers


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