Incentives

It's never made more sense to buy or remodel! Check out this information on tax incentives and home buyer assistance as well as remodeling perks.

Area cities offer tax incentives on new construction that offer significant savings on taxes.

There are also options for down payment, closing cost and financing assistance through state and local governments in many different forms.

Remodeling incentives include tax savings and interest-free loans, plus more!

City Contacts for Incentive Programs

Fargo www.cityoffargo.com/planning

  • Home Buyer Assistance Programs
  • Housing Rehabilitation Program
  • Neighborhood Revitalization Initiative
  • Special Assessment Assistance
  • Renaissance Zone (701) 241-1474
  • Two-Year Property Tax Exemption on New Construction
  • Property Tax Exemption on Remodeling Projects (701) 241-1340

West Fargo www.westfargond.gov

  • Two-Year Property Tax Exemption on New Construction
  • Property Tax Exemption on Remodeling Projects (701) 433-5342
  • Renaissance Zone (701) 433-5311

Moorhead www.makeMoorheadhome.com

  • Two-year Property Tax Rebate
  • Down Payment Assistance
  • Home Improvement Loans
  • Participating Lenders (218) 299-5434
  • Homestead Property Tax Credit Applications (in Moorhead: (218) 299-5310) (outside of Moorhead: (218) 299-5017)

Dilworth www.dilworthcitymn.com

Please note, the information on housing incentives encompasses Dilworth, Fargo, Moorhead and West Fargo. Links directly to F-M metro jurisdictions' websites and other communities offering housing incentives are below.