The City of Milpitas administers a for-sale, first-time home ownership program for very-low, low- and moderate income households. To be eligible, the entire household must be first-time home buyer(s) and cannot have owned a property during the 3 year period prior to date of application, have the ability to provide at least 10% required down payment and household’s income cannot exceed very-low, low- or moderate as defined by the California Department of Housing and Community Development, please refer to the chart below. For more information and to be placed on the waiting list, please download the application under the tab to the right.
Currently the City does not have any below market rate homes available. If you do apply and choose to submit an application, you will be placed on a waiting list.
The current waiting time is over a year. The waiting list is based on time of submission and City Council’s set-aside preferences, in this order: Milpitas residents, Milpitas workers and in special application periods, full-time teachers under the Milpitas Unified School District.
**ALL APPLICANTS are required to attend Project Sentinel’s first-time home buyer’s course when applying: http://housing.org/home-buyer-education/first-time-home-buyer-workshops/