Whats FHA?? Buying our first home!?

My husband and I are thinking about buying a new home. I heard before that there are programs for First time home buyers, and that the government will help to buy a house. Also I heard about FHA! And I really want know if FHA was a Loan or money given by the government. Because the last thing that my husband and I... show more My husband and I are thinking about buying a new home. I heard before that there are programs for First time home buyers, and that the government will help to buy a house. Also I heard about FHA! And I really want know if FHA was a Loan or money given by the government. Because the last thing that my husband and I is a loan! Also if anyone has any advice for us. Please that will be great.
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