In addition to the loan and down payment assistance programs, Delaware provides first-time home buyers with a Home Buyer Tax Credit to make homeownership even more affordable. Through this program, borrowers receive an annual federal tax reduction equivalent to 35% of mortgage interest paid up to $2,000 a year.
You may qualify for an OHFA first-time homebuyer program if you meet one of the following criteria: You have not had an ownership interest in your primary residence in the last three years. You are an honorably discharged veteran. You are purchasing a home in a target area. Please view a complete list of eligibility criteria.