The Homeownership Incentive Program (HIP) provides financial incentives to employees from Hartford Hospital, Trinity College and Connecticut Children’s Medical Center to purchase a home. Each institution has its own criteria.

Do you Need a Realtor?
Lesbia Hernandez knows the target area and can help you find a home. Contact her at lesbia.hernandez@remax.net or call (860) 756-0980.

Are you a First Time Homebuyer?
SINA has properties for sale for First Time Homebuyers: Click Here to view the recent flyers for current Cityscape Homes for sale.   For more information on SINA’s Cityscape Homes click here.

Are you Home Buyer Ready?
Homebuyer education classes are available at the housing counseling agencies in the chart below.

Services provided may include:

  • personal credit repair and credit maintenance
  • money management through budgeting
  • rights and responsibilities of homeowners
  • the mortgage application and purchase process
  • financial assistance programs
  • maintenance of the house
Housing Counseling Agency Provider Address Contact Person(s)
Urban League 140 Woodland Street
Hartford, CT
Ms. Tymina Follins
527-0147×295
Co-opportunity 20-28 Sergeant Street
Hartford, CT
Mr. Gary Evans
236-3617 x101
Mutual Housing 95 Niles Street
Hartford, CT
Ms. Marylyn Miranda
296-1797 x16
Neighborhood Housing Services of New Britain 223 Broad Street
New Britain, CT
Ms. Rosa Rivera
or Mr. Kyle Anderson
224-2433

The about homebuyer education classes information above was collected from the hartford.gov website.

 

Hartford Hospital

5 Step Procedure:

Step 1: Complete application and send it to the Human Resource Office (located at 195 Retreat Avenue) with a pre-approval letter from your lender. There it will get stamped with the date and time of receipt and checked for eligibility.

Hartford Hospital HR Department Contact Information:
Dianne LePore: Dianne.lepore@hhchealth.org • (860) 972-1820

Step 2: If approved, your application will be forwarded to SINA. Within a few days, you will be contacted by the HIP Manager (Dean Iaiennaro, SINA’s Director of Real Estate Development) with a response to your eligibility. If you were not approved, you will be contacted by the HR Department.

Step 3: You will then have 60 days from date you are notified of your approval to locate an eligible home (within the target area) and obtain a signed purchase and sale agreement. After 60 days, you will need to re-apply and begin the process again.

Step 4: In 14 days in advance or your closing date, you will need to provide the HIP manager with the name and address of your attorney as well as your Social Security number.

Step 5: Before closing takes place, a check in the incentive amount (currently $10,000) will be paid jointly to you and your closing attorney.

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Hartford Hospital’s Target Area:
Neighborhoods in the southern section of Hartford that encompass but are not exclusive to the neighborhoods of Frog Hollow, South Green or Barry Square.

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Trinity College

5 Step Procedure:

Step 1: Complete application and send it to the HR department (located in the Williams Memorial building #4 on the Trinity Campus Map off Summit Street) with a pre-approval letter from your lender. There it will get stamped with the date and time of receipt and checked for eligibility.

Trinity College HR Department Contact Information:
Beth Iacampo, Director of Human Resources: Beth.Iacampo@trincoll.edu • (860) 297-2273

Step 2: If approved, your application will be forwarded to SINA. Within a few days, you will be contacted by the HIP Manager (Dean Iaiennaro, SINA’s Director of Real Estate Development) with a response to your eligibility. If you were not approved, you will be contacted by the HR Department.

Step 3: You will then have 60 days from date you are notified of your approval to locate an eligible home (within the target area) and obtain a signed purchase and sale agreement. After 60 days, you will need to re-apply and begin the process again.

Step 4: In 14 days in advance or your closing date, you will need to provide the HIP manager with the name and address of your attorney as well as your Social Security number.

Step 5: Before closing takes place, a check in the incentive amount (currently $10,000) will be paid jointly to you and your closing attorney.

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Trinity College’s Target Area:
Neighborhoods in the southern section of Hartford that encompass but are not exclusive to the neighborhoods of Frog Hollow, South Green or Barry Square.

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Connecticut Children’s Medical Center (CCMC)

5 Step Procedure:

Step 1: Complete application and send it to the HIP manager  with a pre-approval letter from your bank.

HIP Manager: Dean Iaiennaro, SINA’s Director of Real Estate Development
Email: diaiennaro@sinainc.org ― Fax: 860-520-1359

Step 2: Once your application has been reviewed for eligibility, you will be contacted by the HIP Manager or a SINA Staff member.

Step 3: You will then have 60 days from date you are notified of your approval to locate an eligible home (within the target area) and obtain a signed purchase and sale agreement. After 60 days, you will need to re-apply and begin the process again.

Step 4: In 14 days in advance or your closing date, you will need to provide the HIP manager with the name and address of your attorney as well as your Social Security number.

Step 5: Before closing takes place, a check in the incentive amount (currently $10,000) will be paid jointly to you and your closing attorney.

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CCMC’s Target Area:
Any single-family home, multi-family home, or condominium located in or near the Frog Hollow, South Green or Barry Square neighborhoods are eligible.

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