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​Home Investment Partnership Program (HOME)​​​​​
The HOME Investment Partnerships Program (HOME) is a federal grant from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to expand the supply of safe, decent, affordable housing for low-income households. 

City of Indianapolis HOME funds are awarded on a competitive basis to partner organizations to develop rental and homeownership housing units, provide down payment assistance, and offer tenant-based rental assistance. Individuals are not eligible to apply directly to the City for funding but may contact partner organizations for assistance.

Eligible activities for HOME funds include:

  • Home purchase or rehabilitation financing assistance to eligible homeowners and new homebuyers;
  • Building or rehabilitating housing for rent or ownership;
  • "Other reasonable and necessary expenses related to the development of non-luxury housing," including site acquisition or improvement, demolition of dilapidated housing to make way for HOME-assisted development and payment of relocation expenses; and
  • ​Tenant-based rental assistance​