Homebuyer assistance workshops planned

First-time homebuyers can learn about Volusia County’s Neighborhood Stabilization and Homebuyer Assistance programs during free workshops from:

• 6 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 17, at the Edgewater Public Library, 103 W. Indian River Blvd., Edgewater; and
• 6:30 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 22, at the Thomas C. Kelly Administration Center, 123 W. Indiana Ave., DeLand.

Volusia staff, housing counselors and lenders will be on hand to tell potential homebuyers if they qualify for one of the programs.

About the programs
The Neighborhood Stabilization Program provides a deferred payment loan to approved households for down payment, gap financing and closing costs toward the purchase of a county-owned Neighborhood Stabilization Program home.

The Homebuyer Assistance Program is designed to help first-time homebuyers purchase a home by providing purchase assistance and closing costs.

Both programs provide assistance to qualified first-time homebuyers in the form of a zero percent interest loan for up to 15 years.

Advance registration is requested and may be made by contacting the Community Assistance Division at 386-736-5955 or communityassistance@volusia.org.

To learn more about the county’s affordable housing programs, visit www.volusia.org/affordable-housing.



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