Do You Qualify for Down Payment Assistance?  
The application process consists of completion of the application form, background check, and a phone interview.  Operation Tiny Home considers applicants without regard to race, religious preference, gender, handicap, familial status or national origin.  

There are two components - both you and the home you are buying must meet certain criteria.  Below please find a few simple questions to determine if you  (and the tiny home you want to buy) may meet the basic qualifications for down payment assistant through our Welcome Home Grant.


  • You must be pre-qualified for financing and working with a professional tiny home builder;

  • The purchased tiny home must be your primary residence;

  • You must be a US citizen or permanent resident;

  • You must have a verifiable long-term legal location secured to build or place your tiny home.

Who Can Apply: 
The applicant must demonstrate that they are in need of housing and fit the following criteria:

Community Heroes:

  • Military and Veterans

  • Law Enforcement

  • Fire Fighters

  • Emergency Medical Personnel

  • Pre-K - 12th Grade Teachers


People Struggling with Hardship:

  • You Live In An Area That Was Affected By A Hurricane, Wildfire, Or Any Other Natural Disaster;

  • Illness;

  • Aging Out Of Foster Care;

  • Disability;

  • Surviving Spouse Of A Military Member Or Public Protector.

Application Process:
Once we receive your application we will review your information and contact you within 14 business days.  You may be asked to provide additional information (including, but not limited to the following):

  • Proof of Identity

  • Proof of Service

  • Proof of Disability

  • Signed Authorization to Release Information

  • Proof of Completion of the Tiny Homeownership Education Course