Net Zero homes are energy efficient homes that produce as much or more energy than they will use. The Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development supports the construction of Net Zero homes throughout Maryland.
NetZero home features may include advanced energy efficient design and technology, renewable energy resources, and a Home Energy Rating System (HERS) rating of 50 or lower.
Net Zero Financing Available:
Qualified to do business in Maryland and have the legal capacity and all necessary authorization to incur the obligation of the loan. Applicants must demonstrate credit worthiness and repayment ability acceptable to the department and demonstrate the ability to complete the project.
To apply, submit a complete Net Zero Construction Loan Application Form.
Please review acomplete list of required documentation and note that additional documents may be required at the discretion of the Department.
AVAILABLE INTEREST RATES:
HERS Score 0-15 (True Net Zero) 2%
HERS Score 16-35 (Net Zero Ready) 3%
HERS Score 36-50 (Energy Efficient Home) 4%
Administration Fee: 1% of total loan
Appraisal Fee: $290 (subject to change)
Title Fees will be decided by and due to Title CompanyAdditional service fees may apply based on loan terms
LOAN TO VALUE (LTV):
Up to 90%
The Net Zero program can provide loan enhancements to applicants
interested in securing a loan from a private lender.
Terms of the construction loan include a typical 12 month loan period.
These are the rates and terms as of July 22, 2019 and are subject to change.
Housing and Building Energy Programs833-414-0936