Homeownership Opportunities

The City works with a variety of community partners to provide homeownership opportunities and make homeownership possible for low-to-moderate income residents in the city.  

Affordable housing opportunities 

Affordable Housing Opportunities Map

NameNeighborhoodPrice RangeMax AMI*Status 
Joseph Mathis Way & Adam Walker DriveNicholtown$135,000 - $175,000120%Coming Soon
Chaney StreetNicholtown$199,000N/A Available Now 
Scattered SiteNicholtown$100,000 - $150,00080%Available Now 
Washington WestSouthernside$159,600 - $199,500120%Coming Soon
Heritage CommunityNicholtown$200,000 (0% interest mortgage) 60%Coming Soon
Scattered SiteCity-wide$200,000 (0% interest mortgage)60%Available Now 


Steps to affordable homeownership

1. Review the homeownership program guidelines and make sure you meet the First Time Homebuyers Program Requirements, including the 2019 Income Limits

2. Download the First Time Homebuyers Program Application

3. Complete the application and return it with any supporting documentation to: Community Development Division, P.O. Box 2207, Greenville, SC 29602. 

4. The Community Development Division will provide you with an Income Certification Letter if your application is approved. 

5. If you receive an Income Certification Letter, contact the Greenville County Human Relations Commission or the Urban League of the Upstate to register for a Homebuyer Education class (you will be required to provide a copy of your class certificate to the City upon completion). 

6. Contact the builder to discuss pricing, lots and floorplans available. 

7. Purchase your home. 

HomeOwnership Resources

Down payment assistance

SC Housing Down Payment Assistance
CommunityWorks Down Payment Assistance

Homebuyer education

Greenville County Human Relations Commission