Homebuyer Assistance Program

Currently, all funds allocated for the Newton Homebuyer Assistance Lottery have been committed. 

The City of Newton administers the WestMetro Home Consortium’s American Dream Downpayment Initiative (ADDI) Program. The purpose of the ADDI program is to provide up to $5,000 in downpayment or closing cost assistance to eligible households in the purchase of existing housing units in the following cities and towns. The terms of assistance are set by each individual town:

















Income Eligibility:

The ADDI Program serves households with gross incomes up to 80% of the area median income. Click here for the current income guidelines.

How to Apply:

The American Dream Downpayment Assistance Program Application, instructions, and guidelines are available online (see link below), by email request at housing@newtonma.gov, by phone request on the Affordable Housing Hotline (617) 796-1730, or in person at the:
Newton Housing Office
Housing and Community Development Planning Department
1000 Commonwealth Avenue
Newton, MA 02459

American Dream Downpayment Initiative Program Guidelines and Application