Integrated Community Solutions is proud to administer the Brown
County Housing Choice Voucher Homeownership Option.
If you are currently receiving Housing Choice Voucher Rental
Assistance or are eligible to receive it, you can use your Voucher
subsidy toward the mortgage on your own home. Since
there is a 15 year time limit on our Homeownership assistance, we
will also provide Family Self Sufficiency (FSS) case-managment to
help you on the path toward self sufficiency!
To qualify for the Brown County Housing
Choice Voucher Homeownership program you must:
If you think you meet the program qualifications, but are not
yet on the Housing Choice Voucher Program, you must first submit an
application and be selected from the waiting list. When your
name is selected from the waiting list, we will contact you
for an eligibility interview. Once you are eligible for a Section 8
voucher, you may proceed.
Apply - Complete a Homeownership application with ICS. An ICS
representative will contact you to schedule an
Homebuyer Counseling - Call a HUD certified Homeownership
Counseling Program. Upon completion, provide ICS with a copy
of your certificate.
Loan Pre-approval - Talk to a lender about pre-approval for a
mortgage. The lender will determine how much you can afford and
will provide you with a statement of pre-approval. **You will need
to be provide the pre-approval to ICS.
Find a home - Start looking for a home in your pre-approved
Make an Offer - You will work with your realtor to complete an
offer to purchase. **Provide a copy of the accepted offer to your
homeownership coordinator once it has been signed by the
Home Inspections - When you have an accepted offer to purchase,
the home will need to pass ICS's Housing Quality Standards
Inspection. You will also need to hire a private inspector to
inspect the house. **You must provide a copy of the 3rd party
inspection report to ICS. All required repairs would need to
be completed and approved before you purchase the house.
Closing - If you meet all eligibility & financing
requirements you can close on your home. **Contact ICS to
schedule your final appointment prior to closing on your home.
HOMEOWNERSHIP PROGRAM INCOME
To qualify for the Brown County Housing Choice Voucher
Homeownership Program your gross yearly income must be at least
$14,500 a year (or $8,652 if you are disabled), but not more
than the maximum income limits for
your family size.
Please be aware that even if you meet the criteria for the
program, it does not guarantee that you will receive a subsidy from
If you are interested in learning more about the
Homeownership Program, please call Erin Sherwood at (920)
496-1955 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Learn more about the Department of
Housing & Urban Development's Homeownership Program.
2605 S. Oneida St. Suite 106
Green Bay, WI 54304 | 920-498-3737