VHDA Community Heroes Product

$8,000 Grant Funding Available for Home Purchase


We are committed to supporting families and individuals who make their living serving others in the community. As part of this commitment, we offer a unique financial opportunity for eligible homebuyers such as:

  • Law enforcement officers
  • Public school educators
  • Firefighters
  • Other first responders

We can assist homebuyers in accessing matching funds for the down payment and closing costs incurred when purchasing a home - $8,000 in grants are available.

Funding is available to qualified borrowers who meet product and income eligibility requirements, including first-time homebuyers or families.* In addition to meeting eligibility requirements, the homebuyer must:

  • Contribute at least 1% of the borrowers own funds toward the purchase of the home
  • Occupy the home as a primary residence
  • Complete a homebuyer education and financial literacy course meeting the requirements of the program

Contact one of our mortgage loan officers to determine if you are eligible for community heroes funding!




*Community Heroes is a joint product of the Federal Home Loan Bank of Atlanta and VHDA. Household income restrictions and other requirements apply.