The state of Texas provides a number of financial and educational resources to prospective homebuyers through various agencies.
Texas Homebuyer University
The Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs (TDHCA) provides a 2-hour course that guides participants through preparing for homeownership, financing a home, and purchasing a home. Completion of the course also satisfies the education requirement for some of the agency’s first-time buyer programs. Visit the website
Homebuying and Moving Guide
The Texas Attorney General’s Office provides a reference for the process and terminology involved in buying and home and common issues to know. View the guide
TDCHA Homebuyer Programs
The TDHCA offers home loan options for buyers in Texas that include downpayment assistance and closing cost assistance. View the options
Affordable Housing Programs
The Texas State Affordable Housing Corporation (TSAHC) provides financing, downpayment assistance, and mortgage credit certificate programs to Texas buyers who qualify, which can be determined with a short quiz. Take the quiz
TSAHC Assistance CalculatorThis tool from TSAHC compares the different loan types and assistance options offered to qualified homebuyers in Texas. View the tool.