1st time home buyers credit as a down payment?

Ok. Ive read on numerous news websites that HUD is going to allow first time homebuyers to use the credit that they were going to recieve after purchasing a house as a downpayment... show more Ok. Ive read on numerous news websites that HUD is going to allow first time homebuyers to use the credit that they were going to recieve after purchasing a house as a downpayment instead..

http://www.digtriad.com/money/your_money/article.aspx?storyid=124351&catid=248

http://rismedia.com/2009-05-16/hud-action-allows-home-buyers-to-use-8000-tax-credit-for-downpayments-on-fha-insured-loans/

but then i read on two diffrent websites that the idea has been recsinded and scrapped.

http://www.boston.com/realestate/news/blogs/renow/2009/05/not_so_soon.html

SO MY QUESTION IS, WHICH IS IT? Is this going to come into fruition or should i continue to keep saving every red cent i recieve???
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