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Down Payment Assistance Program


Mercer University and the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation have teamed up to offer a Down Payment Assistance Program designed to encourage Mercerians to participate in revitalization of neighborhoods surrounding the Macon campus. The down payment assistance comes in the form of mortgages, forgivable over the first five years the resident lives in the home. Several new features have been added to the program.

Down Payment Assistance Program now includes the larger Intown Macon district.

Matching grant has been doubled from $5,000 to $10,000, for a total of up to $20,000, including Knight Foundation Funds.