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A Home for Her Grants

Every participant will be required to register and successfully complete the DesignHer Pathway to Homeownership®

e-course to be eligible to the apply for any grant provided by A Home For Her.  

Let's Get Started
$500 Grant
via Realtor Referral Only 

  • Must take the DesignHer Pathway toHomeownership® Course 

  • Must be under contract 

  • Must have proof of all other closing and downpayment costs 

  • Must use a reputable inspector that is willing to be paid through the organization within 30 days of inspection (we will have recommendations available) 

** Via Realtor Referral Only (the goal here is to ensure the individual has a true need ) 

***Referring Realtor must have made a donation to the organization within the last 12 months (Minimum $250.00)

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Bridging the Gap
(Up to $5000 For Down Payment Assistance and/or Closing )

  • Must take the DesignHer Pathway to Homeownership® Course 

  • Must be under contract and closing greater than 30 days away from application date to allow time for processing 

  • Must have proof of all other closing and downpayment costs 

  • Must be a single income household with less than $100k verified via lender 

  • Must be head of household as an African American female, single and/or with child(ren) 

  • Must be purchasing a home less than $400,000.00 within Mecklenburg, Cabarrus, Union or  Gaston Counties

  • Credit score via lender confirmation must  be equal to or greater than 620 

  • Must have a home inspection (not contingent on the results)

  • Must have a home warranty included in the closing package 

  • Must acknowledge understanding of repayment structure 

    • 60 months residency requirement OR 100% of received funds are repayable (no prorations) 

Emergency  Fund
Up to $1,000 Grant

  • Must take the DesignHer Pathway to Homeownership ® Course

  • Must be a single income household with less than $100k verified via lender 

  • Must be head of household as an African American female, single and/or with child(ren) 

  • Must have a documented maintenance concern with the home 

  • Must show proof of a home inspection prior to closing 

  • Must be within the first 12 months of ownership 

  • Must use a reputable vendor and/or a licensed and board contractor for repairs to make repairs. Vendor  willing to accept payment within 30 days from AH4H or be able to show proof of payment to vendor and be reimbursed for payment within 30 days after approval. 

Moving In
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Community Collaboration Grant 
Up to $1,000 Grant
Via Realtor Referral Only

  • Must take the DesignHer Pathway to Homeownership® Course 

  • Must show documented need of funds for closing that increased from the original GFE to the final closing due to NO FAULT of the buyer. IE… miscalculation of insurance, taxes, HOA’s, buy down required 

  • Must be able to move the closing date IF required to process application 

  • Must have proof of all other closing and downpayment costs 

  • Must be a single income household with less than $100k verified via lender

  • Must be head of household being a African American female, single and/or with child(ren) 

  • Must be purchasing a home less than $400,000.00 within Mecklenburg, Cabarrus, Union or Gaston Counties.

** Via Realtor Referral Only (the goal here is to ensure the individual has a true need ) 

 

***Referring Realtor must have made a donation to the organization within the last 12 months (Minimum $250.00)

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