Are you a first time Home Buyer or have not owned a home in 3 years and looking for down payment assistance and home Buyer Education Program that provides Important Information about owning and keeping a Home. The Greensboro Affordable Home Loan Initiative (GAHLI) is a program that provides home-buyer counseling, education, and financial assistance to low and moderate income first-time Greensboro home-buyers. Funding for the program is provided by the City and US Department of Housing and Urban Development. The $3,000 grant may only be used in conjunction with loans funded through the GAHLI program. Purchasers can now qualify for an additional $3,000 grant when purchasing a newly built or renovated home that is Energy Star qualified. You can click on link below for more information.