2022 Community Housing Impact & Preservation Program

Clark County Community and Economic Development logoThe Clark County Community and Economic Development Department and the City of New Carlisle are accepting applications for the 2022 CHIP Homeownership Assistance Program beginning today, September 1, 2022. 

The purpose of the CHIP Homeownership Assistance Program is to increase access to owner-occupied housing in Clark County and New Carlisle (excluding the city of Springfield) for households with income levels at or below 80% of Area Median Income, and to improve and protect that housing stock. It may provide up to $63,000 for down payment assistance and other home purchase assistance to income qualified residents seeking to become a first-time homeowner.

cropped-NCwebLOGO_2020-1To qualify, applicants must have a household income below 80 percent of the median income, be interested to become a first-time homeowner in Clark County or New Carlisle (outside of the city of Springfield), and have the ability to be approved for a mortgage loan to purchase a qualifying property through a licensed realtor.

The CHIP Homeownership Assistance Program is being administered by the Clark County Community and Economic Development Department in partnership with the City of New Carlisle, with support from our partner and local non-profit agency Neighborhood Housing Partnership of Greater Springfield.

For program information, application instructions and eligibility requirements, please click the links below for more information:

2022 Homeownership Assistance Detail/Information Sheet

Homeownership Preliminary Eligibility Checklist

2022 Homeowner Assistance Application

National Fair Housing Alliance Your Fair Housing Rights

Lead-safe Certified Guide to Renovate Right