Down Payment Assistance Programs Overview

Special Mortgage program for first-time home buyers There's no doubt about it – the thought of buying a home for the first time can be downright scary. Even if you’re not a first-time home buyer, the home-buying process can be a lot to handle.

But we have something that can help to ease at least some of the stress: down payment assistance programs to help you meet the required down payment.

These down payment assistance programs are available for a wide range of home buyers: We have programs tailor-made for first-time home buyers, and additional programs to help those who are in other eligible groups, such as military & veterans, and service sector employees such as first responders.

Just click the links below for details on our down payment assistance programs. And then call us at 703-684-1655 to schedule an appointment with a Mortgage Loan Officer.

First-Time Home Buyers
Burke & Herbert Bank offers access to up to $5,000 in funds that can be used for down payment assistance or toward closing costs when buying a new home. Get details.

Active-Duty Military, National Guard Reservists, Spouses, Surviving Spouses
Thousands in down payment assistance is available for members of the U.S. Military, Veterans, National Guard Reservists and their spouses or surviving spouses. Learn more.

Service Sector Employees
Up to $7,500 in matching funds is available for qualified borrowers (current or retired law enforcement officers, firefighters, educators and more). Learn more.

To learn more, visit your nearest branch or call us at 703-684-1655 to schedule an appointment with a Mortgage Loan Officer.


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