Individual Development Accounts are dedicated savings accounts that allow low-income workers to save earnings and acquire assets as a way out of poverty. Asset goals include homeownership, micro-enterprise ownership, and post-secondary education, all proven to help move low-income workers out of poverty. It is the only program of its kind whose success is dependent on the sacrifice and saving of participants, thereby ensuring their long-term success as productive citizens.
The Affordable Homeownership Opportunity Program provides funds to assist with the down payment and closing costs associated with the purchase of a home by a low or moderate income, first time homebuyer in Forsyth County. Read more about the program.