Homebuyer Assistance Program

Newton Homebuyer Assistance Lottery
 we are not accepting applications for this program at this time.

WestMetro HOME Consortium - American Dream Downpayment Initiative (ADDI) Program

Currently we are not accepting applications for this program at this time.

As of February 1, 2016  the Newton Homebuyer Assistance and (ADDI) Programs will not be moving forward until further notice.  For alternative information regarding down payment assistance and first time homebuyer programs, please visit.


We apologize for any inconvenience.  

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 for 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 (updated March 2015).

To Apply: 

The American Dream Downpayment Assistance Program Application, instructions, and guidelines are available online (see link below);
 via phone at (617) 796-1120, or in person at the:

Housing and Community Development Division
Planning and Development Department
1000 Commonwealth Avenue
Newton, MA 02459

American Dream Downpayment Initiative Program Guidelines and Application

  • Includes:
    • Guidelines
    • Application and Application Documentation Checklist
    • Verification Forms

Other Homeownership Resources:

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