AmeriCU Credit Union Announces Participation in the Federal Home Loan Bank of New York’s Homebuyer Dream Program Plus

Posted on June 3, 2024

AmeriCU Credit Union

ROME, NY – JUNE 03, 2024: AmeriCU Credit Union is excited to announce its participation in the Federal Home Loan Bank of New York’s Homebuyer Dream Program Plus (HDP Plus) *. This initiative offers eligible first-time homebuyers the opportunity to receive a grant of up to $7,500 to assist with down-payment and closing costs. The grant funding will be available until August 30, 2024, or until funds are exhausted.

AmeriCU offers educational resources and personalized guidance, helping buyers navigate the complexities of purchasing a home. Individuals can benefit from the HDP Plus by receiving essential financial assistance, to make homeownership more affordable and attainable. Homeownership through this program means more than just having a place to live; it represents an investment in one’s future, providing stability and the opportunity to build equity.

“We are thrilled to participate in the HDP Plus program and support first-time homebuyers in achieving their dream of homeownership,” said Mary Leuthauser, AmeriCU’s AVP of Mortgage Loan Operations. “This grant provides a substantial financial boost, making homeownership more accessible for many families in our community.”

AmeriCU remains committed to supporting the communities we serve and helping individuals and families achieve their financial goals. The credit union invites community members to connect with their representatives who can offer personalized financial solutions to help them thrive and achieve the dream of homeownership.

Click here for more information on AmeriCU Credit Union’s mortgage products or to contact a Mortgage Executive.


About AmeriCU Credit Union

As a credit union, AmeriCU is a not-for-profit financial institution owned by our members. AmeriCU has been serving the local community for over 70 years and, in that time, has grown to more than 164,000 members, 20 financial centers, $2.7 billion in assets, and serves 24 counties in New York and beyond. AmeriCU is located in Central New York and is among the State’s largest, full-service financial cooperatives. Fees and restrictions apply. For more information and eligibility requirements, visit Equal Housing Lender – Federally Insured by NCUA – Membership Eligibility Required.

Must satisfy program requirements and make less than Federal Home Loan Bank determined income cap. Income cap varies by location. Subject to available funding from Federal Home Loan Bank.


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