DON'T BE FOOLED!!!! AS OF TODAY you can NOT use the tax credit for a down payment
Yes there has been a lot of discussion about this topic but it is NOT an option currently. Those statements were made by the SECRETARY of HUD yesterday and a HUD/FHA letter was published on the website Monday night.
BUT……..the new DIRECTOR of HUD pulled that Mortgagee letter this morning and is no longer even available on the HUD website.
Here is the link to all Mortgagee Letters:
Notice ML 09-15 has been pulled.
This theoretical program is now off the table.