Programs

Enhancing Our Community
The City of Pasco works to provide programs and services aimed at enhancing the community at large. This includes:

Community Housing Improvement Program (CHIP)

Expanding Affordable Home Opportunities
The City of Pasco has developed the Community Housing Improvement Program (CHIP) for the purpose of expanding affordable home ownership opportunities by offering financial assistance for low to moderate income home buyers in Pasco with priority given to targeted neighborhoods. The program is divided into the following 3 components:

Down Payment Assistance Program

The CHIP Down Payment Assistance Program provides a silent second loan in the form of down payment assistance and eligible closing costs. The City will provide financing up to $10,000, which enables a low to moderate income person(s) or family to purchase a vacant or owner occupied home for sale within the Pasco city limits.

Infill Assistance Program
The CHIP Infill Assistance Program provides a silent second loan in the form of down payment assistance and eligible closing costs. The City will provide gap financing up to $25,000, which enables a low to moderate income person(s) or family to purchase an infill home for sale within Pasco city limits.

Homeowner Rehabilitation Program
The CHIP Homeowner Rehabilitation Program provides a silent second construction loan, which enables a low to moderate income person(s) or family to rehabilitate an owner occupied home for sale within the Pasco city limits.

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