How Do I Participate?

There are a few things you will need to know in order to participate in the program.  Please review the following information:

  • There are fees associated with this program.
  • N.D.F only accepts the following forms of payment:

Copies of the items listed below are required and should be made before your appointment:

NDF will pull a mortgage ti-merge  credit report (FEE APPLIES).

  • Copies of your last 4  recent check stubs and/or proof of other income sources (SSI, pension, retirement, disability, etc.).
  • A copy of your last 2 bank statements from all checking or savings account(s).
  • A copy of your last three (2) years income tax returns/W-2 form from employer: or
  • A copy of Louisiana identification.
  • (If You would like us to help you create a household budget) Copies of personal bills, including charge accounts, credit cards, and installment loans or household budget.
  • Proof of parent child relationship (For Children under the age of 18)
  • (Acceptable documents include):  birth certificates, baptism or other religious documentations, paternity acknowledgements, adoption papers
1. Have an income of at least  $21,000

2. Have reasonably good credit

3. Follow the NDF process

FIRST TIME HOME BUYERS: who are educated about the process of buying a home and building their assets.

BANKS, CREDIT UNIONS, MORTGAGE COMPANIES, AND HOMESTEADS: NDF educates, advocates, and assist buyers with purchasing a home, increasing sustainability and reducing the risk of foreclosure. Sustainability saves the institutions time and money.

REAL ESTATE AGENTS: NDF provides educated, bankable, knowledgeable prospective buyers.

OUR COMMUNITY: because home-ownership reduces abandoned houses, increases pride in neighborhoods, produces more citizens that are responsible, and increases revenue for the city.

BUSINESS: because new homeowners purchase additional services, infusing additional money into local economy.

DEVELOPERS: because of the demand for houses and the availability of potential first time home-buyers.