2023 Downpayment Assistance Loan Program (DALP) Pre-Approval Application
Make sure you:
Meet our first-time homebuyer requirements Haven't owned residential property anywhere in the past 3 years. If you’re a first responder or SFUSD educator, you can’t have owned residential property in San Francisco in the past 3 years.
Get pre-approved for a mortgage loan by a lender on our list Your pre-approval letter must contain the sales price of a market-rate property, the maximum first loan amount, and the DALP loan amount. A pre-approval letter for a below-market-rate (BMR) property will not be accepted.
Have enough in savings to make a 1% minimum contribution and have 2 months of housing costs in reserves.