Down Payment Assistance

Learn About the Home is Possible Grant

Did You Know?

If you have a household income that is less than $98,500, you may qualify for the Home Is Possible Grant.

Learn About the Home is Possible Grant

Did You Know?

If you have a household income that is less than $98,500, you may qualify for the Home Is Possible Grant.

Qualifying income below $98,500

Home price below $400,000

Minimum credit score of 640 government loans

Minimum credit score of 680 for most conventional loans

Forgivable after three years (if your stay in your home)


We'd like to introduce you to:

CJ Manthe

Our Grants Expert

CJ is committed to doing everything she can to provide qualifying homebuyers financial support through the Home is Possible Grant. Working with the State of Nevada, she heads up the Housing Division with a mission to expand affordable housing opportunities for Silver State families. The biggest challenge many families face is having enough funds to cover the down payment and closing costs when buying a home. That’s where CJ and the Housing Division come in. The Nevada Housing Division created the Home is Possible (HIP) program to help buyers overcome this challenge.


We'd like to introduce you to:

Dwight Pace

Homebuyer Programs Supervisor

From consumer finance to sales and marketing, from technology to mortgage lending, Dwight Pace is the proud owner of a nicely rounded work history. Though the positions he has held over the past 30 years have been as varied as the industries he’s been in, one thing remains a constant: killer customer service. Dwight knows it is paramount to any business, so everything he does at the Nevada Housing Division starts and ends with the utmost in customer service.

Dwight joined NHD in 2016 with experience as both a manager and a business owner, and with the lofty goal of utilizing his experience and skills to contribute to the happiness of others. Boy, did he come to the right place. Through the in-depth training and information sharing he provides to homebuyers and real estate professionals alike, he helps many individuals and families realize the dream of homeownership. If ever there was a win-win situation, this is it.

Dwight, who grew up in Erie, Pennsylvania, is among the many who came to Lake Tahoe for a visit and never left. He has called Reno/Tahoe home since that fateful visit in 1978. Dwight and wife Katie have been married more than 30 years and together have two beautiful daughters and one awesomely precious granddaughter. His extracurricular activities include hiking, reading, sports of all kinds with a particular passion for Wolfpack basketball!

Join the Reno Homebuyer Team at their next seminar and get moving on your path to becoming a homebuyer.

Get Started

  • Work with an approved lender like iServe Residential Lending
  • Complete homebuyer paperwork with lender – just one additional signature required
  • For questions, e-mail us at HIP@housing.nv.gov. gov or give us a call at: (775) 687-2036

We'd like to introduce you to:

CJ Manthe

Our Grants Expert

CJ is committed to doing everything she can to provide qualifying homebuyers financial support through the Home is Possible Grant. Working with the State of Nevada, she heads up the Housing Division with a mission to expand affordable housing opportunities for Silver State families. The biggest challenge many families face is having enough funds to cover the down payment and closing costs when buying a home. That’s where CJ and the Housing Division come in. The Nevada Housing Division created the Home is Possible (HIP) program to help buyers overcome this challenge.

Join the Reno Homebuyer Team at their next seminar and get moving on your path to becoming a homebuyer.

Get Started

  • Work with an approved lender like iServe Residential Lending
  • Complete homebuyer paperwork with lender – just one additional signature required
  • For questions, e-mail us at HIP@housing.nv. gov or give us a call