First Time Buyer

Maui County Offers First Time Home Buyers that qualify the opportunity to enter a lottery for a grant worth up to $30,000. There are multiple grants given and the lottery is drawn 1 x / year. It is a really great program that helps get people into their first home. Can be used for a condo or a home but must be primary residence. When the home sells the grant is paid back into the grant program so that others can purchase as well.  

For more information please visit: https://www.mauicounty.gov/fthbapp

Make sure to apply for the program before August 30th, 2019. 

Here is more information from the Maui County Website. 

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"The completed application and credit pre-approval letter must be received by 4:30 p.m., Friday, August 30, 2019. Incomplete or ineligible applications will not be entered into the lottery drawing. 


The lottery drawing is scheduled for Saturday, September 07, 2019 at 9:00 a.m. at the Cameron Center auditorium located at 95 Mahalani Street in Wailuku. The event is open to the public. Applicants are not required to attend the drawing. 

All eligible applications will be drawn during the lottery. The applicants of the first 66 cards drawn will be notified that they must complete and sign formal applications to submit with signed tax returns for the last three years, which must be returned within 10 calendar days of the date of the letter. Applicants will be asked to also complete a short survey to help the County collect data about housing needs. The remaining applicants will be alternates prioritized in the order that their names were drawn should any of the first 66 applicants fail to meet their obligations or grant qualification criteria or should additional funds be available. 

Program assistance will be made available to eligible applicants in the form of a grant for eligible properties within the County of Maui. "