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Office of Human Resources

Home Ownership Programs

Save on the purchase of a home

The University Home Ownership Incentive Program encourages employees to live in the neighborhoods surrounding the University of Rochester by offering $9,000 towards the purchase of a primary residence in Sectors 4 and 6. Here is how to get started:

    1) Call the Benefits Office at 275-0476 to verify your eligibility
    2) Complete a grant application from the City of Rochester

Use the map below to search for qualifying streets

Approval may take up to four months, and may require completion of pre-purchase education classes through Neighbor Works Rochester.

Helpful links:
  • Celebrate City Living
  • Neighbor Works Rochester

  • The Mortgage Housing Incentive Program provides employees with housing incentives and assistance through the mortgage process. Whether becoming a new homeowner, selling a current home, or refinancing, several financial institutions are available to answer questions, provide information about housing incentives available to University of Rochester employees, and explain their mortgage options.