Bay Area Affordable Homeownership Alliance

6:00PM Wednesday May 3, 2023

Registration is required for this ZOOM workshop (see workshop registration below)

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Introductory Informational Workshop

​​The City of Antioch in conjunction with BAAHA are hosting a workshop to introduce Antioch’s Affordable Home Ownership Program (AHOP) to the Antioch community.  The Zoom workshop is scheduled for 6:00pm Wednesday, May 3, 2023.

The Antioch Home Ownership Program (AHOP) is targeted to assist low to moderate income households to secure homeownership in the City of Antioch.  Benefits and resources AHOP will offer to Antioch first time homebuyer residents and workforce include:

  • Down Payment Assistance Subsidies – could assist eligible low to moderate income Antioch first time homebuyer residents and workforce to purchase a home in Antioch.  Eligible households could receive up to $60,000 through AHOP; and up to an additional $60,000 provided through partnering organizations.
  • Homebuyer Education and Counseling – provides valuable homebuyer education and counseling to Antioch’s residents and workforce.

 The workshop will provide additional details on:

  • AHOP Resources and Subsidies – directed towards assisting low to moderate income first time Antioch homebuyers to purchase a home in Antioch
  • AHOP Participation Guidelines – an overview of Program requirements and guidelines to receive access to AHOP resources and subsidies
  • Next Steps – for Antioch’s first time homebuyer residents and workforce to take in order to access AHOP’s beneficial homebuyer resources.

 Workshop presenters will include:

  • City of Antioch - housing staff will introduce the AHOP program
  • Bay Area Affordable Homeownership Alliance (BAAHA) – the City’s contracted AHOP administrator (BAAHA) will provide additional information on AHOP and the steps required to become an AHOP participant.
  • First Citizens Bank (FCB) – A representative will provide information on additional down payment assistance and closing cost subsidies and a low interest rate 1st loan available for eligible AHOP participants
  • A-1 Community Housing Services – a representative will provide information on HUD approved required AHOP homebuyer education, and on financial and homebuyer counseling available for eligible Antioch residents and workforce.

Households that are interested in applying to participate in AHOP are highly urged to attend this workshop.  Workshop attendants will gain a greater understanding of:

  • The steps applicants will need to take to apply for AHOP assistance
  • Requirements to be eligible to secure AHOP subsidies
  • Help prospective applicants determine if they should go through the process of applying for AHOP.  For example, prior to submitting an AHOP application, applicants must complete required HUD approved homebuyer education.  A  HUD approved education certificate must be submitted with the application.

​AHOP Introductory Workshop Registration:

Register for the workshop at

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Antioch Home Ownership Program (AHOP)