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Welcome to the Home Is Possible for Teachers program!

The Nevada Housing Division wants to ensure as a teacher you and your family feel welcomed and the Home Is Possible for Teachers program does just that! This program offers down payment assistance at a bellow market interest rate for all qualified teachers. It's like extra credit for teachers who help make Nevada a great place to live. Check out the program benefits and requirements.


The first step is to choose a HIP participating lender, they will determine your eligibility and advise you on your next steps. Welcome home!

Key Benefits:
  • $7,500 Usable for down payment and closing costs
  • Forgivable after five years (if you stay in your home)
  • Below-market fixed interest rate 30-year loan
  • Statewide program
  • No first-time homebuyer requirement 
Program Requirements:
  • Must be a licensed full-time K-12 public school classroom teacher in Nevada
  • Qualifying income below $105,000
  • Home price below $726,200
  • Minimum credit score of 640 (680 for manufactured homes)
  • Teacher must live in home as primary residence
  • Homebuyer education course required
  • Borrower may not own property at the time of closing
  • One-time fee of $755, due at closing

Program questions? Get in touch!

Josie Hatem, Homebuyer Programs Specialist


Rhonda Tolbert, Homebuyer Programs Specialist