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North Shore Housing Affordability Information

Are you a first-time homebuyer? Are you concerned about being able to afford your next home? NSAR can help.

We recognize that purchasing a home is a large investment – in fact a home is often a family’s single largest purchase. You may not be aware that there are a variety of programs in place, both state and national, to assist you in moving forward with this important transaction.

Below is information and resources that can help you make your dream of owning a home a reality.

Local organizations that work with affordable housing

Financial Assistance Resource

North Shore Home Programs is a website providing a summary of housing related programs for home buyers in Essex County, Massachusetts. A number of programs provide home buying assistance to individuals based on income. The site was created as a public service by the North Shore Association of REALTORS and other community based organizations.

Click here to learn more about financial assistance programs available.

Local housing authority contacts

Other useful information

Contact a real estate professional in your area to get started.

To further help consumers, an NSAR taskforce is identifying affordable housing resources on the north shore of Massachusetts to add to this page. If you are with an organization that is interested in being included, please contact us.