The Oskaloosa Housing Trust Fund is offering a forgivable grant up to $2,500 to assist a first-time home buyer with the down payment and/or closing costs of purchasing a home in the City of Oskaloosa. A first-time home buyer is a borrower that has not owned a home in Mahaska County in the past three years.
There is no required match nor required repayment if the home remains under ownership of the participant for five (5) years or more. The costs involved in receiving funds through this program is a one-time $100 processing fee. This program is offered by the Oskaloosa Housing Trust Fund to promote and increase home ownership within the city of Oskaloosa.