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Down Payment & Closing Cost Assistance

Please read the public notice below concerning the intermission of the YHAP program. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause. RAYAC did not receive any prior warning that this intermission was going to take place. Any questions you may have should be directed to the York County Planning Commission at 717-771-9870.


Public Notice: The County of York and The City of York are announcing an intermission in services for the following program:

York County and York City First Time Homebuyer Assistance Program YHAP

The Program is currently transitioning to a new provider who will assume the responsibilities of the administration. Unfortunately, we will not be accepting applications for the program during this transition. We are confident that the new provider will be established and prepared to re-introduce YHAP into York County and York City no later than July 1, 2017.

We apologize for any inconvenience and commit to making the assistance available as soon as possible.

In the interim, we have provided, below, information on other down payment and closing cost assistance programs that may be available to residents of York County and York City.


Keystone Advantage Assistance Loan Program


HOMEstead Downpayment and Closing Cost Assistance Loan


Federal Home Loan Bank - First Front Door Program


PenFed Foundation - Dream Makers

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