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City employees, teachers in Ogden offered financial assistance in buying a home

Posted at 11:59 AM, Feb 23, 2021
and last updated 2021-02-25 08:58:29-05

OGDEN, Utah — Ogden's public sector employees, including teachers, can benefit from a new public/private partnership that provides financial assistance for home-buyers who need assistance making their down payments.

"Ogden is announcing a partnership with Landed, a personal finance company aimed at helping essential employees afford to buy homes, to help expand home ownership options for local public sector employees in the communities where they serve," a news release from Ogden City and Landed says.

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Utah has a thriving economy, but it's accompanied by a shortage of affordable housing. The partnership with Ogden and Landed aims to solve the issue for people in that city.

"Over the past, really, six years, we've seen the largest increase in housing prices in our state's history. This is a growth that's unsustainable," said Governor Spencer Cox.

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According to the Landed website, the same program is available in Box Elder, Davis, Salt Lake, Utah and Weber counties.

Visit landed.com for further details.

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