First Time Homebuyers

Individual Development Accounts (IDAs)

First HomeIndividual Development Accounts are dedicated savings accounts that allow low-income workers to save earnings and acquire assets as a way out of poverty. Asset goals include homeownership, micro-enterprise ownership, and post-secondary education, all proven to help move low-income workers out of poverty. It is the only program of its kind whose success is dependent on the sacrifice and saving of participants, thereby ensuring their long-term success as productive citizens.

Affordable Homeownership Opportunity Program - HOME (AHOP HOME)

The Affordable Homeownership Opportunity Program provides funds to assist with the down payment and closing costs associated with the purchase of a home by a low or moderate income, first time homebuyer in Forsyth County. Read more about the program.


Fair Housing Statement

Equal Housing OpportunityForsyth County does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, familial status, physical handicap or disability in its employment opportunities, programs, services or activities.
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