Homeownership Opportunity Program (HOP)

Assisting qualified first-time home buyers with down payment, closing, and housing counseling costs.

The Homeownership Opportunities Program (HOP) is a grant to help qualified first-time home buyers with down payment, closing, and housing counseling cost assistance. 

* Funds can only be accessed by participating FHLBank Indianapolis member financial institutions.

For Potential Homeowners

Are you looking for assistance in utilizing HOP? Find a participating FHLBank Indianapolis member below.

2023 Participating Members


HOP-only funding available March 1, 2023

We are happy to announce we are offering a new Homeownership Opportunities Program (HOP) only round beginning March 1, 2023, that offers up to $10,000 for down-payment, closing costs and homebuyer counseling costs to first-time home buyers with a household income at or below 80% of the Area Median Income. FHLBank Indianapolis will make available $500,000 for this special HOP-only round.

The funds are available on a first-come, first-serve basis until funds are exhausted or end of day April 28, 2023, whichever occurs first. Additional funds will be available in our traditional Homeownership Initiatives round beginning on May 15, 2023, where all three programs (HOP, NIP, AMP) will be open.