Interested in Applying for LIFT?Reservation letters from the Houston NeighborhoodLIFT launch event expire on Wednesday, May 22, 2019 at 11:59 pm CT. If you are interested in applying for the NeighborhoodLIFT program please check back beginning Wednesday, May 29 at 9:00am CT. Any available funds remaining will be posted at that time on a first come, first served basis.
To Apply on or after May 29:• Create an account via “Sign Up Now”
• Indicate “Interested in LIFT” and preferably, “Consent to Electronic Communication”
• UPLOAD the Purchase Contract and Pre-Approval in the “My Documents” section. Avenue CDC .
Purchase Contract must be signed by both the seller and the buyer, and must be on an eligible property (search the property address through the Tax Assessor’s office , the tax bill must show “City of Houston” as one of the Taxing Jurisdictions.
Pre-Approval must have been issued in the last 90 days and be from an approved lender (see list -> “Approved Lender List”)
• Complete the “LIFT Quiz”
• Complete the “LIFT Form”• Avenue will then reach out to you about next steps.
• **Only after completing these steps, and we have verified your valid purchase contract and pre-approval, can we “temporarily hold” LIFT funds for you. You will still have to schedule and complete an Eligibility Determination Session first, to determine eligibility for funding. Avenue CDC . Avenue CDC .
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