The City of Salem offers a number of services to address the community’s housing needs, including rehabilitating our current housing stock, developing new housing opportunities, assisting families to acquire housing and enabling struggling families to remain in their homes.

Programs include: first-time homebuyer down payment assistance loans, housing rehabilitation loans, lead paint abatement loans, foreclosure and predatory lending prevention resources, fair housing and housing discrimination information, MassSave Energy Savings and Mass Access accessible housing registry information, and more.

You can find links to additional details on all of these programs, as well as application forms and more, at