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Sept. 27 - Rep. Gilliard to Host Series of Down Payment Assistance Workshops

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Savannah Business Journal Staff Report

September 27, 2017 - State Representative Carl Gilliard (D-Garden City) will host a series of down payment assistance workshops. The schedule for these workshops is as follows:

  • Wednesday, September 27, 2017, at 10 a.m. at Garden City City Hall in Garden City;
  • Wednesday, September 27, 2017, at 5 p.m. at the Carver Heights Community Center in Savannah;
  • Homeowners workshop presented by the Neighborhood Improvement Association on Saturday, September 30, 2017, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Bull Street Library in Savannah.

During these workshops, attendees will have the opportunity to register for the Georgia Dream Program and for local down payment assistance through the Neighborhood Improvement Association.

The Georgia Dream Program, a homeownership program through the Georgia Department of Community Affairs (DCA), provides $15,000 in down payment assistance to approved applicants. To qualify, applicants must have a Beacon score of at least 640, and DCA will work with individuals who do not qualify to reach this required score.

The Neighborhood Improvement Association is a local community development corporation that provides a number of housing services, including home buyer education.

These workshops are free and open to the public.

For more information or to register, please call 912-436-5325.

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