“Live Worcester Now” is aligned with a number of trusted partners in the community. The program is comprised of local stakeholders including the City of Worcester, Discover Central Mass, Worcester Cultural Coalition and REALTOR® Association of Central Massachusetts and MassHousing and various lending institutions. Each lender offers innovative loan products to promote homeownership.

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Live Worcester Now partners with lenders across Massachusetts to help not only low-to-moderate income borrowers buy their first home.


Real Estate Agents and REALTORS® play in LWN’s mission of expanding homeownership not only to low- to moderate- income residents in Worcester.

Housing counseling
Housing Counseling

Nearly all home buying incentives require that you earn your Homeownership Counseling Certificate from an approved agency before making an offer on a home.

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Home Inspectors

Hiring a professional home inspector will significantly reduce your risk and help make the entire home buying process easier and less stressful.


Your lawyer can help you review the various legal documents connected with the transaction.

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Participating Employers

Employers have a stake in extending housing affordability and creating housing opportunity while increasing the competitiveness of their businesses and the areas in which they are located.

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Participating Vendors

Rent or Purchase your home in Worcester through the Live Worcester Now Program, and after you close, you will receive a free packet to not only congratulate you on your new home.