The Louisiana Housing Corporation offers various programs to assist lenders in making homeownership a reality for their clients.

LHC’s Commitment

In keeping with its mission to ensure that every Louisiana resident is granted an opportunity to obtain safe, affordable, energy-efficient housing, the LHC works with lenders to offer various programs that make homeownership possible.

Read on to find out more about programs that can help your prospective homeowner.

MRB Home and Assisted Programs

These programs are designed to help prospective homebuyers meet down payment and closing costs on their new home.

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Market Rate GNMA Program

This program helps increase opportunities for Louisiana citizens to purchase a home by offering 30-year, fixed-rate FHA, VA or USDA Rural Development mortgages at favorable interest rates.

Learn more about the Market Rate GNMA Program →


This program offers a conventional mortgage that allows for a higher loan value than FHA. It also allows for higher income limits and no upfront mortgage insurance premium.

Learn more about the Preferred Conventional Program →


This program offers a conventional mortgage option to help Louisiana Residents realize their homeownership dream.

Learn more about the Premier Program →

Mortgage Credit Certificate Program

This program is available to first-time homebuyers, veterans and buyers purchasing a home in designated areas who are low to moderate income.

Learn more about the Mortgage Credit Certificate Program →

Delta 100 Program

This parish-specific program is available to some low to moderate income, first-time homebuyers in the Delta parishes who may lack traditional credit.

Learn more about the Delta 100 Program →


This program is designed to cover the affordability gap between the maximum amount that a homebuyer can afford and the purchase price of the home. 

Learn more about the Soft Second Program →



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