San Francisco Bay Area NeighborhoodLIFT Down Payment Assistance Program

Maximum Amount



  • Provides eligible homebuyers with $25,000 in down payment assistance on qualified properties.
  • Do not have to be a first-time homebuyer.
  • Deferred, forgivable loan.

Participating Lenders

Approved Education Providers

The NeighborhoodLIFT Down Payment Assistance program requires completion of eight hours of homebuyer education prior to requesting funds. Buyers must also have a valid homebuyer education certificate at closing on their property. Certificates of completion are valid for 12 months after issuance. Please reach out to Community Housing Development Corporation for further details.

Program Provider Contact, (510) 412-9290