Specialized Mortgage & Grant Programs
Making Homeownership More Affordable
Bank of Canton is proud to participate in several programs that make homeownership possible for more residents in our communities.
We partner with MassHousing, the Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation (Freddie Mac), and Federal National Mortgage Association (Fannie Mae) to provide borrowers with modest incomes access to low-cost home financing.
Income-eligible homebuyers can also qualify for the Equity Builder Program or the Housing Our Workforce Program. The Equity Builder Program offers grants of up to $29,000 for assistance with down payments, closing costs and more, while the Housing Our Workforce Program provides up to $25,000 in down payment and closing cost funds.
Which Mortgage Is Right for You?
Our expert mortgage lenders are happy to review your specific situation, and help you choose the option that best suits your needs. Call 888-828-1690 today, or contact your lender directly.
Specialized Mortgages & Grants
Through our partnership with MassHousing, we’re able to offer low-cost home loans to help low- to moderate-income residents of Massachusetts buy or refinance a home. We lend money to qualifying borrowers at below-market interest rates, with low or no down payment requirements. Learn more about our MassHousing Loan options.
Low- to moderate-income borrowers are eligible for HomeReady® and Home Possible® loans. These programs feature down payments as low as 3% and greater underwriting flexibility with respect to income and down payment sources.
Borrowers who finance their home purchase with a MassHousing, HomeReady or Home Possible mortgage may be eligible for an Equity Builder Program grant of up to $29,000, for assistance with down payments, closing costs and more.
Borrowers who don’t qualify for the Equity Builder Program due to income criteria may still be eligible for up to $25,000 in down payment assistance and closing costs with a Housing Our Workforce Program grant.