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About Good Neighbor Next Door Program

The Good Neighbor Next Door Program is a program designed to encourage renewal of revitalization areas in order to help and promote home ownership. HUD offers these homes to Law enforcement officers, firefighters, emergency medical technicians, and pre-Kindergarten through 12th grade public teachers who, may bid on homes in community revitalization areas. HUD offers a discount of 50% from the list price of the home. You must commit to live and occupy the property for 36 months as your sole residence.

Participation Requirements

All participants must be employed full-time by a state, county, Indian tribal government, federal, municipality, parish, a state accredited public/private school or division of local government. You may not have participated and obtained a home previously through the GNND program or past programs such as Teacher Next Door or Officer Next Door. If any of these situations apply to you or your spouse then you will not be eligible for the GNND program but may qualify for other HUD and various other homes and programs.

How To Buy A GNND Home

Please click here and Sign Up  to receive email  notifications of  GNND homes in the area of where you are employed that you may bid on. Once you see a home that you qualify for and that you are interested in purchasing you may click the interested button located under the home in our web site and your assigned agent will contact you. GNND homes are only available for seven days so it is important to get your bid in as soon as possible. After you have viewed the home your assigned HUD registered Agent will place a bid for you on the home you qualify to purchase, if you wish to bid. For more information please see our FAQ section.

Law Enforcement Officer

Law enforcement Officers may participate in the Good Neighbor Next Door program if you are employed full-time by a law enforcement agency of the a unit  of general local government, Indian tribal government, a state, federal government, a state, or a unit of general local government; and, in carrying out such full-time employment, you must be sworn to uphold, and make arrests for violations of, municipal laws, township, county, tribal, state or federal or municipal laws.


Teachers may participate in the Good Neighbor Next Door program if you are employed as a full-time teacher by a state-accredited private or public school that provides direct services to students in grades pre-kindergarten through 12. The public school where you are employed as a teacher must serve students from the area where the home you are purchasing is located in the normal course of business. 

Firefighter/Emergency Medical Technicians (EMTs)

Firefighters/Emts may participate in the Good Neighbor Next Door program  if you are a Firefighter/Emergency Medical Technician that is employed full-time as a firefighter or emergency medical technician by a fire department or emergency medical services responder unit of an Indian tribal governments, a state, or federal unit of general local government, serving the area where the home is located.

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