Levy County SHIP Down Payment Assistance Program

Special Alert

Assistance amounts vary by income. Review program guidelines to determine assistance eligibility by income level.

Maximum Purchase Price


Contact Info:

612 E Hathaway Ave, Bronson, FL 32621 352-486-5268


Credit Score Requirements

Based on 1st mortgage requirements.

Deferred Payments?

Yes, for 10 years

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, USDA / RD

Homeowners Education Class:


Is Forgivable?

Loan will be forgiven prorated at 20%, beginning at the end of the sixth year. In cases where the qualifying homeowner(s) die(s) during the loan term, the loan is forgiven.


1 County: Levy Program is limited to Levy County FL

Income Limitations:

Yes, based on Compliance Income Income limits from HUD 2022 120% AMI guidelines Income Categories served are: Very Low (50% AMI), Low (80% AMI) and Moderate (120% AMI)

Maximum Assistance


Education Requirements Info:

Applicants must complete HUD Approved Homebuyers Education Class.

Eligible Property Types:

Single Family Detached Condo Townhome/PUD

Income By Household Size:

$1,000 Must contribute a minimum of $1000 towards any prepaid costs.

Qualifying Ratios:

Determined by first mortgage product or lender.