Chester Homebuyers Assistance Program (HAP)

Chester Homebuyers Assistance Program

CCIP, in partnership with the Chester Economic Development Authority (CEDA), provides assistance to low- and moderate-income families interested in becoming first-time homeowners in the city of Chester. Eligible homebuyers could qualify for up to $10,000 in down payment and closing assistance funds to purchase a home.

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CCIP provided  homebuyer education and pre-purchase counseling to 700 families through the Chester Economic Development Authority’s (CEDA) Homebuyers Assistance Program (HAP) and 225 families successfully purchased their first home in the City of Chester. In 2009, Ruby Benson, the 200th client of the Chester Homebuyers Assistance Program, purchased one of CCIP’s properties on the east side of the city.