Helping Homeowners

BMO works with home buyers and homeowners to provide financial education, down payment assistance and more.



Helping Homeowners

BMO partners with various non-profit agencies to offer first time home buyers, on average, $6,000 in down payment assistance. Financial education combined with this assistance sets up future homeowners for success and allows them to save their money for the unexpected.

BMO’s participation in the I-REFI program helps customers “underwater” on their home mortgage by providing up to $50,000 in assistance, per household, to reduce their principal balance. The program has had a significant impact in bringing financial stability to families in need, as highlighted in this customer testimonial:

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Responsible Banking

Community Reinvestment Act

BMO works to lift up communities in need by providing tools that help people develop financial resilience and fulfill their potential.

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Social Impact Overview

An at-a-glance view of our Community Reinvestment-related activities in the United States.

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BMO Bank community development programs

See an overview of BMO Bank’s Community Development activities, including our use of debt and equity partnerships, and financing on projects with government funding programs.

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