LOCAL GOVERNMENT

The city of Killeen will host a free First-Time Homebuyer Education Class from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sept. 29 in the Community Development Training Room, 802 N. 2nd St., Building E.

Participants will receive valuable information regarding the home buying process, mortgage options, money management and goal-setting, credit control and purchase assistance programs, the city said in a news release.

Information will also be provided about the Homebuyer Assistance Program. First-time homebuyers with a low- to moderate-income level may qualify for up to $7,500 of purchase assistance funding to be used toward down payment and closing costs.

Additionally, properties may be eligible for repairs or rehabilitation to meet current building standards. More information is available at killeentexas.gov/hap.

Advance registration is required by emailing killeen1sthomebuyers@killeentexas.gov or calling 501-7845. Attendees must be at least 17 years of age.

kyleb@kdhnews.com | 254-501-7567

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