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house Bill H.R. 1344

Real Help for Homebuyers Act of 2009

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      Committee on Ways and Means
    IntroducedMarch 5th, 2009

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Real Help for Homebuyers Act of 2009

Official Title

To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to extend and modify the homebuyer tax credit.


Real Help for Homebuyers Act of 2009 - Amends Internal Revenue Code provisions relating to the first-time homebuyer tax credit to: (1) extend such credit to principal residences purchased within one year after the enactment of this Act; (2) increase the amount of such credit to $15,000; (3) extend such credit to all individuals who purchase a principal residence (currently, only first-time homebuyers as so defined); and (4) require as a condition of eligibility for such credit a downpayment of not less than 5% of the purchase price of a principal residence.

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