Eligible participants do not need to be residents of the City of Trenton at the time of application.
2019 Income Limits
All households applying to the program must be income certified by the City of Trenton. Income information must be provided for all members of the household and cannot exceed 80% of Area Median Income by household size. Income limits are revised by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development on an annual basis and currently set as follows.
Mercer County Housing and Urban Development Section 8 Income Limits
Eligible properties for the program are limited to single-family and multi-family homes that will serve as the prospective homebuyer’s primary residence. Multi-family homes are limited to 4 units or less. Housing styles may include:
Attached (row homes)
Detached single-family homes
Eligible Uses of Assistance
Eligible homebuyers may receive funds to:
Provide down payment assistance up to one half of 3.5%