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First Time Homeowners In Norwalk May Be Eligible For Downpayment Assistance

Joan Carty is President and CEO of the Housing Development Fund.
Joan Carty is President and CEO of the Housing Development Fund. Photo Credit: Facebook/Housing Development Fund

NORWALK, Conn. -- Families interested in buying a home in Norwalk may be eligible for downpayment assistance from the Connecticut Department of Housing and the Housing Development Fund (HDF). 

The fund allows income-eligible first-time homebuyers to qualify for up to $25,000 in downpayment and/or closing costs. HDF is a partner of the Norwalk Redevelopment Agency.

“I encourage families to contact the Housing Development Fund to see if they are eligible for this program.’’ Norwalk Mayor Harry Rilling said. “It’s a great opportunity that can make the dream of homeownership come true for you.”

“I am very excited to share this homeownership opportunity with the wonderful City of Norwalk, and we stand ready to assist people who are interested,” said Joan M. Carty, CEO and President of the Housing Development Fund.

Potential homebuyers can get more information by calling 203-969-1830, visiting or by emailing HDF’s first- time homebuyer adviser services are provided free of charge.

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