NeighborhoodLIFT is available in Chicago-Cook County! NeighborhoodLIFT is a national down payment assistance program sponsored by Wells Fargo and NeighborWorks® America. It provides eligible homebuyers with $15,000 to use toward down payment and closing costs on qualified homes. For veterans and service members, teachers, law enforcement officers, firefighters and emergency medical technicians, the program provides $17,500. Interested?