NeighborWorks® Boise lending equips Idahoans with tools and financing to ensure your home is a wealth-building financial asset.


Loan and Assistance Programs for Every Age and Stage

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NeighborWorks® Boise is Treasure Valley’s only direct, not-for-profit mortgage broker, helping individuals and families find a better path to homeownership anywhere in the state of Idaho.

As a not-for-profit lender, our caring team has access to a fresh menu of financing options to craft a loan that’s perfect for you, even when your qualifications aren’t perfect. Whether you’re buying your first home, scaling back your dream home, or emerging from hardship, we offer hope and homeownership that traditional banks can’t match. When you buy a home with NeighborWorks® Boise Lending, it’s great to know your monthly mortgage money stays here to benefit the community.

NeighborWorks® Boise also offers down payment assistance grants for qualified borrowers as well as the education courses required to meet the terms of those programs.


  • Down Payment Assistance
  • Forgivable Grants
  • Home Ownership Readiness
  • Refinancing
  • Conventional Loans
  • Dream Loans
  • VA Loans
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NeighborWorks® Boise Lending is a full-service mortgage lender, which means we are here to help you with any mortgage needs, including refinancing your current home.

We have access to many state programs and multiple mortgage products not available to other mortgage lenders. That makes all the difference when it’s time to refinance your home. Refinance products do not offer any special incentives from state programs.



You may qualify for up to $75,000 in down payment assistance. To qualify, you must purchase in the City of Meridian and be at or below 80% Area Median Income (AMI). Current HUD Income Limits for Ada County:

  • Household of 1: $54,900
  • Household of 2: $62,750
  • Household of 3: $70,600
  • Household of 4: $78,400
  • Household of 5: $84,700

Down Payment Assistance Grants funded by the City of the Meridian CBDG (Community Block Development Grants).

Meridian Down Payment Assistance

Inquiry form for Meridian Down Payment Assistance

Are you looking to purchase a home in Meridian?(Required)
Do you have a realtor?(Required)
Do you have a home under contract?(Required)

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Experience the difference with a non-profit lender. NeighborWorks® Boise Lending is a full-service mortgage lender, offering a variety of unconventional loan products to finance your first home, refinance your current home, or buy a home sooner than you thought possible.

We help individuals buy homes with a down payment of $1,000 or less. We’ll provide 100% financing and down payment assistance through state programs and varied mortgage products not available to other mortgage lenders. That makes all the difference when it’s time to buy your home. Let us help your family find favorable mortgage programs for the home of your dreams.


NeighborWorks® Boise Lending is a full-service mortgage lender, which means we are here to help you with any mortgage needs, including refinancing your current home.

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Make an appointment today to meet with a loan officer and get pre-approved!

  • We will meet with you face-to-face or over the phone and evaluate your mortgage readiness.
  • We will ask questions about your credit, income, debts, and your specific loan purpose (home purchase or refinance.)
  • We will invite you to fill out a mortgage loan application and submit financials.
  • After review our goal is to recommend a loan pre-approval!


Loans and Grants

  • NWBoise Dream Loan 2nd Mortgage

    • Fixed interest rate (Rates tiered based on income)
    • 30-year loan term
    • No limit on loan amount for borrowers <80% AMI
  • FHA Second Mortgage

    • Fixed-rate of 5%
    • 10-year loan term
    • Up to 3.5% of the purchase price
  • City Grants

    • 0% interest
    • No payments
    • Loan term varies
    • Loan amounts varies
    • Forgivability period varies
  • Financial Industry Partner Grants

    • 0% interest
    • No payments
    • Loan term varies
    • Loan amounts vary
    • Forgivability period varies

Our Lending Team

Every homebuyer needs a champion – someone willing to go the extra mile to make his or her dream of homeownership a reality. Click to learn more about how we can help you through the loan process.

For more information, call (208) 258-6226.

NeighborWorks® Lending | NMLS #2881



Neighborworks Boise was absolutely amazing in my husband’s and mines loan process. We were set on another lender when we were referred to them. They were able to astronomically get us a much better deal and save us a lot of money. Patrick and Maile were super easy to work with. I was able to easily get papers to Maile and she always responded back very quickly! I had a lot of questions through the process and she never once made me feel like it was inconvenient for her to answer them. Their team is involved in the community and genuinely cares about helping people with their homes. I would 100% recommend anyone to them for their outstanding service.- Jessica Ortega

We just bought our first home and Neighborworks made it possible! In this unforgiving market, buying a home is a challenge for us locals.

If it wasn't for the many home loan programs and options they have, we just wouldn't have been able to do it....or would have been house poor.

The mortgage team is amazing and was always available to me for my many questions. 100% I would recommend exploring your home loan or refinancing needs with them. -Melissa Wedman 

After my family and I moved here from Africa, we lived in a Neighborworks apartment complex then worked closely with Patrick on getting a loan for a new construction home. The People at Neighborworks were very nice from beginning to end, going above and beyond. -Samson

It exceeded our expectations- you knocked it out of the park with a super-fast close, getting a great rate, even monthly loan payments, and a large cashout amount. THANK YOU!!! - Dana


Asa 501(c) (3) non-profit mortgage broker, NWBoise Lending (NWBL) is dedicated to offering affordable mortgage loans to Idaho’s homebuyers that are competitively priced. NWBL primarily serves low and moderate-income target markets and communities.

NWBL is aware of the current competitive housing market having an adverse effect on Idahoans ability to purchase a home. By partnering with the CDFI Fund and state agencies we are able to structure a “Dream Loan”, which is a more affordable loan program tailored to our LMI clients.

In addition to the Dream Loan, we offer Conventional and VA loans.

We offer Down Payment Assistance, Forgivable Grants, and other programs depending on availability.

We are Idaho’s ONLY non-profit mortgage broker.