Placer County Martis Fund Homebuyer Assistance Program

Maximum Amount



  • Up to $100,000 in assistance.
  • Two 30 Year Loan Options 1)Principal & Compound Interest Deferred Payment loan or 2) a Shared Resale Value loan.
  • No home price limit.
  • Loans may be up to $100,000. To reduce the day-to-day costs of homeownership, all principal and  interest payments on the down payment assistance loans are deffered until the time a home is sold. A borrower may choose between paying deferred interest at either 3 percent compounded annually or based on a share of the home’s appreciation at the time of sale.
  • Self-employed residents able to document their local self-em

Participating Lenders

Homebuyers may work with the lender of their choice.

Approved Education Providers


Program Provider Contact

Sierra Business Council
Gina Jones, Program Administrator