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Our City Reading, Inc

Committed to Revitalizing Reading, Pennsylvania

Our City Reading Restored Housing Eligibility Requirements

  • Only persons who are first-time homeowners may purchase an Our City Reading home. Exceptions may be made in the case of divorced spouses.
  • Must be residents of Berks County or surrounding counties.
  • Must have been employed in Berks County, or surrounding area, for at least one year. (12 consecutive months, does not have to be same employer)
  • Must have acceptable credit history.
  • Buyer must occupy as primary residence. No tenants or rentals allowed.

Special programs:

Under HUD guidelines, persons employed as teachers or policemen/women may be eligible for exceptions to the above requirements

More detailed information is available from Carrie Neiswender.