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homeownership journey

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Every family’s path to homeownership is different.

Many families struggle to find the support and resources they need.

That’s where First Story comes in.

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Steps to Become a First Story Homeowner

Step 1:
Check home availability

We are currently accepting applications for homes in:
We are not currently accepting applications.

Check back soon. Information will be updated as soon as it is available.

Please do not email us about availability.

Step 2:
Review Eligibility Requirements

You may be eligible to apply for a First Story home if:

Your total gross annual income is at or below 80% of area median income.

You currently have no negative credit accounts or items in collections.

You currently live or work in the county where the home is being built.

You are a U.S. citizen or have permanent resident alien status (required for applicant(s) only).

You are a first-time home buyer.

Step 3:
Complete Homebuyer Education

Connect with the First Story housing partner serving your area from the list below. Don’t see a housing partner in your area? Email us at info@firststory.org

Complete the homebuyer education provided by the housing partner. Please note that connecting with a housing partner and completing homeownership education courses is not a guarantee of housing.

Idaho Housing Partners

Step 4:
apply for a home

When a home is available in your area you will be notified by the housing partner. At that time, you will receive a mortgage application to complete.

We will review your application and be in touch with next steps. The submittal of an application is not a guarantee of housing.

Questions?

We want to answer them. View answers to popular questions about First Story’s homeownership program here before contacting our team.

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116 families served

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80% are the first in their families to ever own a home

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