Wells Fargo CityLIFTSM program to provide $9.5 million to help eligible homebuyers with down payment assistance grants to buy and live in Jersey City, Newark, the Bronx, Brooklyn
Effort includes opportunity to get homebuyer education; qualify for $15,000 in Jersey City/Newark and $30,000 in the Bronx/Brooklyn for down payment assistance to purchase affordable home
• Effort launches at June 7 & 8 event to be held at Pier 94 in Manhattan; homebuyers can apply for down payment assistance grants and participate in homebuyer support programs
• NeighborWorks America non-profit affiliates La Casa de Don Pedro of Newark and Neighborhood Housing Services of New York City will provide homebuyer education and help qualified prospective homeowners reserve down payment assistance grants. Neighborhood Housing Services of New York City will determine income eligibility
• Similar events in 17 housing markets have helped create more than 2,850 new homeowners through Wells Fargo LIFT program Down Payment Assistance

JERSEY CITY, N.J.  — May 7, 2013