Dozens of people looking to buy a new home in Southwest Atlanta got some extra help Saturday.
They took part in the Committed to Communities open house tour. They were able to see homes for sale in areas like West End, West View, Oakland City, Ashview Heights, Beecher Hills, Adair Park and Capitol View.
Buyers looking in those areas will also have access to thousands in down payment assistance through the Neighborhood Lift Program.
New homeowner Richard Mullen said he and his wife purchased a home through the program a year ago.
"We took advantage of the Neighborhood Lift Program which afforded us with necessary resources to one, buy our house, but also, it helped with even doing some of our renovations."
Several million dollars are still available to qualifying homebuyers. Already 17 families have purchased homes in the area with $15,000 in down payment assistance grants.
To qualify, you must live and buy a home in Atlanta and make 120 percent of the median income, which is $83,000 for a family of four.
Homes for sale on the tour range from $50,000 to $250,000.
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