SHIP – Purchase Assistance Program Palm Beach County, Florida

APPLICANT SELECTION CRITERIA: One hundred (100) applications will be available via the online application portal by visiting the website at beginning Wednesday, December 28, 2022.  Applications will be accepted via the online portal on a first submitted, first qualified, first served basis, subject to funding availability. 

REQUIRED DOCUMENTS: At the time of application submittal, the following documents must be provided for ALL adult household members:

  • Pre-Approval Letter from First Mortgage Lender (MUST secure first mortgage approval)
  • Valid Drivers’ License or State Identification
  • Birth Certificates or valid U.S. Passport or Naturalization Certificate for ALL household members (for all Non-U.S. Citizen household members provide a copy of a valid Permanent Resident Card).
  • Most recent paycheck stub for (OR) a current completed Verification of Employment (VOE)
  • Completed YTD Profit and Loss Statement (if self-employed or current 1099 Income earner)
  • If an adult student is employed – copy of current class schedule
  • Most recent Social Security, Retirement and/or Disability Award Letter
  • Wage Earner Statement from Social Security Administration for ALL unemployed adult household members
  • Court ordered child support documentation/ALL appropriate legal documentation for adoption, divorce, battered spouse & restraining order
  • Most recent six months bank statements (OR) a current Completed Verification of Deposit (VOD) for ALL accounts
  • Most recent two (2) years of tax returns (signed and dated) and W2s.
  • If self-employed, provide copy of a current 1099 and three (3) years of most recent tax returns
  • Certificate of Completion for Homebuyer Education from a HUD Certified Counseling Agency or Neighborworks America  (OR) documentation of scheduled appointment
  • Homebuyer Education Counseling Certification Form completed by the Counseling Agency’s Instructor​ 


Applicant must attend a Mandatory Orientation Session (Schedule located here​) 

Register for the Mandatory Orientation at

Funds will be awarded as a 0% interest deferred payment loan secured by a recorded mortgage and note for 30years.  The loan is forgiven at the end of the 30-year term ​

Click Here for Purchase Assistance Application

For more information, please contact ​(561) 233-3606/(561)233-3693/(561)233-3600 or Email:[email protected] 

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