|NOTICE: The application process is now open for the 2019 home locations listed below. If you are eligible to apply, please download the Home Buyer Application below and follow the necessary instructions before submitting. All applications due by February 15, 2019.
First Story exists to promote giving and inspire communities through the creation of home ownership opportunities. First Story homes are built by reputable and award-winning builder Hayden Homes. Homes are located in Hayden Homes communities throughout Oregon, Washington and Idaho.
*Home floor plans are pre-selected by the builder for each region. Upgrades and customization not available.
2019 HOME LOCATIONS
We are currently accepting applications for the following locations:
- Independence, Oregon - Liberty Park Community
- Cheney, Washington - Harvest Bluffs Community
- Kennewick, Washington - Lauria Meadows Community
- Caldwell, Idaho - Heritage Meadows Community
The application process is closed for the following locations:
- Bend, Oregon - First Place Community
WHO IS ELIGIBLE TO APPLY?
Only submit an application if you meet these qualifications:
total gross Median Family Income (MFI) before taxes is at or below 80%
of area median income (review this chart for current MFI requirements).
monthly gross income meets the minimum amount required to pay a
monthly principal, insurance and tax payment. Minimum income
requirement varies based on the home’s sale price, but typically it is
$2,500-$3,200 per month.
- You currently have no negative credit accounts or items in Collections.
- You currently live in the area where the home is being built (see list of 2019 Home Locations above).
- You are a U.S. citizen or have permanent resident alien status.
- Your household size does not exceed 5 family members (this is due to the size of our homes).
HOW TO APPLY
Applications are only accepted during open application periods and from applicants who meet the necessary qualifications listed above. Download the application below and follow the instructions necessary before submitting. All applications due by February 15, 2019
Submit your completed application via email
, fax to 541-728-0836, or mail to 963 SW Simpson Avenue, Suite 110, Bend, OR 97702.