Live Where You Work
A Message from the Middletown Township Committee
It is no accident that Middletown Township has been included in MONEY Magazine's Top 100 Places to Live in America three times. A strong sense of community, low crime rate, great schools, rich history, and wealth of cultural and leisure activities are a few of the reasons Middletown is an ideal place to live. There's a diverse selection of real estate available to suit your needs from condos to townhomes to single family homes and employment opportunities ranging from the small local business to some of the County's largest employers. We're sure you'll be as proud as we are to call Middletown home.
What is Live Where You Work Middletown?
Live Where You Work Middletown is a special home mortgage incentive program that provides low-interest mortgage loans to people who work in Middletown and who are looking to purchase a home in Middletown. The goals of the program are to:
- Strengthen our neighborhoods and increase community involvement through homeownership;
- Attract individuals who work in Middletown to also live in our Town; and
- Develop positive relationships between Middletown and members of the local business and residential communities.
What are the benefits of Live Where You Work Middletown?
The primary benefits of Live Where You Work Middletown include:
- Low-interest mortgages for first-time home buyers
- Downpayment and closing cost assistance for the purchase of a home
- More flexible underwriting criteria for the loan qualification process
The program may be used to purchase a home anywhere in Middletown.
TOWNSHIP-WIDE MAXIMUM INCOME LIMITS †‡
1-2 Family $88,200
3+ Household $101,430
TOWNSHIP-WIDE MAXIMUM PURCHASE PRICE LIMITS †
New 1 family $429,619
Existing 1 family $429,619
Existing 2 family $550,005
Existing 3 family $664,828
Existing 4 family $826,218
Where are properties for sale in the Township of Middletown?
The Township of Middletown would like to offer all prospective buyers an opportunity to research available properties for sale within its Township borders. Please feel free to visit HMFA's Housing Resource Center. You may also visit REALTOR.com, or contact your local realtor.
How do home buyers apply for a loan?
Contact 1-800-NJHOUSE or another NJHMFA Live Where You Work program approved lender. If you are interested in learning more about the Live Where You Work mortgage program, please call 1-800-NJHOUSE or visit Live Where You Work
These limits are set by the federal government and are subject to change without notice (Updated 3/31/08)
Interest rates will vary depending on income See www.livewhereyouwork.nj.gov for more information
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