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.
Steps to Become a First Story Homeowner
Check home availability
Review Eligibility Requirements
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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.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.
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.
We want to answer them. View answers to popular questions about First Story’s homeownership program here before contacting our team.