There are three major eligibility requirements you must meet before applying for a Live Near Your Work grant.
Eligibility Requirement #1: Employer Affiliation and Status
Live Near Your Work grants are open to full-time, benefits-eligible employees of Johns Hopkins University. (They are also open to full-time, benefits-eligible employees of Johns Hopkins Hospital, Johns Hopkins Bayview, Johns Hopkins Community Physicians, Johns Hopkins Health Care, and Johns Hopkins Health System.)
The program is not offered to part-time employees, residents, postdoctoral fellows, house staff, students, Applied Physics Laboratory employees, Broadway Services employees (contact Broadway Services HR regarding its LNYW program), Johns Hopkins Home Care Group, or Kennedy Krieger (contact Kennedy Krieger HR regarding its LNYW program).
Eligibility Requirement #2: Homeownership Counseling
Prior to making an offer on a home, you must complete a counseling class and a one-on-one appointment with an approved homeownership counseling agency.
Eligibility Requirement #3: Designated Neighborhood
You may use the grant only in certain areas of Baltimore City. Visit our Boundaries and Grant Amounts page to familiarize yourself with these designated areas.
Additional requirements do apply. Please see our Important Details page for more information.