Homeownership Program

Olathe Housing Authority (OHA)
200 W. Santa Fe Street
Olathe  KS  66061

(913) 971-6260
(913) 971-6277 - Fax
Contact Olathe Housing Authority

Families interested in homeownership are encouraged to participate in the Family Self-Sufficiency Program.

Families purchasing homes through this program may qualify for down payment assistance.  No on-going financial assistance is provided and your Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher will terminate .

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Must be a current Section 8 participant.
  • Encouraged to participate in the Family Self-Sufficiency Program.
  • Have an annual earned household income sufficient to maintain homeownership.
  • One or more adult members of family must be employed full-time for the last year (working at least 30 hours per week).**
  • Must qualify as a first-time homeowner.
  • Have ability to secure a mortgage loan from a lender.
  • Must provide a down payment of at least 1% of the purchase price of the home from their own personal funds.
  • Have at least one month of gross income in a savings account.
  • Completed a HUD approved homeownership workshop.

       **Elderly and disabled households are exempt