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Hometown Heroes Housing Program Could Help Educators Buy a Home

Viera, FL -- There is a new state program to assist certain instructional staff with closing costs and down payment for those purchasing their first home. 


The Florida Hometown Heroes Housing Program is designed to make homeownership more affordable for eligible frontline community workers such as educators.


Eligible frontline community workers include classroom teachers, school counselors, social workers, speech and language therapists, and occupational and physical therapists. They could receive up to $25,000 in down payment and closing cost assistance.


This program provides down payment and closing cost assistance to first-time, income-qualified homebuyers so they can purchase a primary residence in the community in which they work and serve. The Florida Hometown Heroes Loan Program also offers a lower first mortgage rate and additional special benefits to those who have served and continue to serve their country. For more information about this program please visit their website.