City of Fort Myers Purchase Assistance Program

Special Alert

Maximum Purchase Price


Contact Info: 1825 Hendry St, Fort Myers, FL 33901 239-321-7970


Credit Score Requirements

Based on 1st mortgage requirements.

Deferred Payments?


Accepted First Mortgage Type:

Freddie Mac, Freddie Mac HFA Advantage, Freddie Mac Home Possible, Fannie Mae, Fannie Mae HFA Preferred, Fannie Mae HomeReady, FHA 203(b), VA

Homeowners Education Class:


Is Forgivable?

Lien forgiven after 30 year of owner occupancy as primary residence


Fort Myers Property to be within Fort Myers, FL

Income Limitations:

Yes, based on Compliance Income (including household income) Income limits from HUD 2022 120% AMI guidelines Program serves income categories of very-low, low and moderate. Income cannot exceed the moderate income of 120% AMI. (SHIP income limits are supplied by Florida Housing Finance Corporation annually)

Maximum Assistance

$35,000 Up to $35,000 based on income

Education Requirements Info:

All first-time home buyers are required to attend a HUD approved Homebuyer Education class prior to closing of your home. Search for a HUD Approved agency:

Eligible Property Types:

Single Family Detached Condo Townhome/PUD

Income By Household Size:

HH1HH2HH3HH4HH5HH6HH7HH8 $45,050$51,450$57,900$64,300$69,450$74,600$79,750$84,900 *Income limits as of 05/08/2023

Qualifying Ratios:

Determined by first mortgage product or lender.