Mortgage Credit Certificate Program

Mortgage Credit Certificate (MCC) Federal Tax Credit 

 

The Mortgage Credit Certificate (MCC) program provides housing assistance by issuing a federal tax credit to first-time homebuyers statewide and repeat homebuyers in targeted areas. 

Program Description:

  • Qualified homebuyers can credit 20% of their annual mortgage interest paid against their year-end tax liability. A tax credit is a dollar for dollar reduction in tax liability.

  • The tax credit is allowable every year for the life of the original mortgage (up to 30 years!)

  • Available to first-time homebuyers statewide and repeat homebuyers in targeted areas.

  • Household income limits can vary depending on family size and property location. Income Limits - Expanded Version

  • Maximum sales price is $224,500 statewide.

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