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How does the First Home Grant work?

The First Home Grant is a Kainga Ora cash grant designed to help lower-income purchasers buy lower-priced houses.  There is a maximum amount of income that you can earn and a maximum purchase price that you can pay to be eligible for the grant.  Here’s an article that we wrote on the First Home Grant.

You will want to apply for the grant early as it takes time to process.

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