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 Dekalb County Officer Next Door Program Fact Sheet

Dekalb County is proud to announce the Officer Next Door Program with a special emphasis on DeKalb Police Officers and other First Responders. The Officer Next Door Program features a number of down-payment assistance options to purchase homes and a contribution toward closing costs. This program is funded through the Neighborhood Stabilization Program (NSP). Homes must be purchased in specific ZIP codes as defined in the DeKalb Neighborhood Stabilization Program which displays areas in greatest need of stabilization. Additionally, these funding mechanisms have been established to enable our police officers to fulfill the American dream of homeownership.

The County is excited about rolling out the Officer Next Door Program to give first priority to our DeKalb Police Officers. Their courage and daily sacrifices undoubtedly warrant this special housing assistance program.

Key Points to consider:

  • Applicants must be a Dekalb Police Officer/First Responder including persons from municipalities in Dekalb.
  • Homebuyers must qualify for mortgage financing (loan) in order to purchase a home.
  • Homebuyers must occupy the property as their primary residence.
  • Applicants must receive eight hours of homebuyer pre-purchase education and counseling.
  • Applications are not required to be first time homebuyers.

2009 NSP Income Limits

Family Size   3  4  5  7  8
 120% AMI $60,250 $68,850 $77,450  $86,050  $92,900  $99,800  $106,700  $113,500 

 "Housing Assistance Program"
Second Mortgage Payment Assistance Options

 Options  C  D
Tier #1
5 Year
Tier #2,3,4
5 Year
22% of Sales Price
$25,000 Subsidy Cap
Tier #1
10 Year 
22% of Sales Price
$25,000 Subsidy Cap
10 year Affordablity
Closing Cost contribution if in
the TOP Foreclosure Zip Codes
30032, 30034, 30038, 30058,
30083, 30088 

Funding Set-Asides:
$1.5 million Dekalb Police Officers
$1.0 million Dekalb First Responders 
Participating Housing Counseling Agencies:
1.  The D&E Group 770-961-6900
2.  Reynoldstown Revitalization Corp 404-525-4130
3.  Atlanta Urban League 404-659-1150 

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