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Eligibility for LNYW Grants

There are three major eligibility requirements you must establish before applying for a LNYW grant. After confirming you can meet the eligibility requirements listed below, please pay special attention to the Important Details page to fully educate yourself about our grant.


Eligibility Requirement #1: Confirm Employer Affiliation

To ensure that your employee status is eligible to participate in the Johns Hopkins LNYW program, please see the lists below. The program is available to full-time, benefits-eligible employees of:

  • Johns Hopkins University
  • Johns Hopkins Hospital
  • Johns Hopkins Bayview (Funding is not available until July 1, 2019. Contact Katie Walsh at 410-516-2000 to learn more.)
  • Johns Hopkins Community Physicians
  • Johns Hopkins Health Care
  • Johns Hopkins Health System

The program is NOT available to:

  • Part-time employees
  • Residents, postdoctoral fellows
  • House staff
  • Students
  • Applied Physics Laboratory
  • Broadway Services (contact Broadway Services HR regarding their own LNYW program)
  • Johns Hopkins Home Care Group
  • Kennedy Krieger (contact Kennedy Krieger HR regarding their own LNYW program)


Eligibility Requirement #2: Complete Homeownership Counseling

Prior to making an offer on a home, you must complete a counseling class and 1-on-1 appointment with an approved homeownership counseling agency


Eligibility Requirement #3: Buy a Home within the LNYW Boundaries

You may only use the grant in certain areas of Baltimore City. Visit our Incentives & Neighborhoods page to familiarize yourself with these designated areas.


** Additional requirements do apply. Please see our Important Details page for more information.

Updated 11/8/2018