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Hero to Home Mortgage Program

The Nevada Housing Division (NHD) announces Hero to Home Mortgage program designed to honor those serving or who have served our country with the dream of home ownership. NHD is proud to partner with Realtors® and approved mortgage lenders to offer this amazing opportunity statewide.  For a limited time only, we can offer 2.75% mortgage rate fixed for 30 years.  Our heroes are faced with growing challenges as the home buying environment becomes increasingly more competitive.  Help us support Governor Sandoval’s  proclamation as 2014 being the “Year of the Veteran”!

Who Qualifies?

  • Veterans who have been honorably discharged
  • First time home buyers serving on Active Duty
  • National Guard service personnel
  • Any of the above who meet standard underwriting criteria
  • Must be purchasing home as primary residence
  • Income and Purchase Price Limits apply

For more information please see the Nevada Housing Division information sheet.

Reno Youth Network Link: online resource guide of approximately 200 youth service providers in Washoe County area.

NVHousingSearch.org is a free search tool that helps Reno citizens find rental homes that fit their needs and budgets. It's fast and easy to use. Property providers can list apartments or homes for rent located anywhere in Nevada including Reno, Sparks and Washoe County. Our list is always up to date. NVHousingSearch.org also has toll-free call center open 6 AM to 5 PM Monday through Friday available at 877-428-8844.

The City of Reno continuously works to provide decent and affordable housing, develop suitable living environments, and create expanded economic opportunities for community members.  Through programs funded by the Washoe County HOME Consortium, as well as other agency and state funded programs, eligible individuals and families may qualify for numerous housing assistance programs for both rental and homeownership.  Income limits, as well as other eligibility requirements, may apply and can be different for each program. 

Affordable Housing Guide: This booklet primarily lists projects that received local, state or federal funding. Please call individual complexes for more information. Prints as a booklet using double sided printing with the binding on the top edge.

Reno Housing Authority: The Housing Authority of the City of Reno owns and operates numerous affordable housing developments throughout Washoe County. They also operate the Housing Choice Voucher Program also known as Section 8. For more information please contact the Reno Housing Authority directly at 775-331-5138.

Fair Housing:  The Housing and Neighborhood Development Division promotes fair housing and ensures outreach to all potentially eligible households, especially those least likely to apply for assistance.  It provides information and attracts eligible persons to available housing without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, religion, familial status (persons with children under 18 years of age, including pregnant women), or disability and prohibits discrimination in the sale, leasing, rent and other disposition of properties and facilities owned or operated by the federal government or provided with federal funds. The WCHC provides funding to Silver State Fair Housing Council (SSFHC, a nonprofit agency advocating for equal housing opportunity for all Nevadans, regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, family status, disability, sexual orientation, or gender identification/expression.  For questions about possible discrimination in housing transactions, including rental, sales, and lending, contact SSFHC for information about your rights and responsibilities. SSFHC can be reached at 775-324-0990 or toll-free at 888-585-8634 or by email at fairhousing@gbis.com.

For more information call the Housing and Neighborhood Development Division at 775-334-4228. 

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