On January 21, 2016, Savings Bank of Danbury Foundation awarded $2,500 to support HDF’s first time homebuyer program.

HDF’s firs time homebuyer program helps hardworking families and individuals purchase their first home through personalized, one-on-one counseling and homebuyer education. These services are provided free of charge thanks to generous supporters like the Savings Bank of Danbury.

Says Hal Wiblin, President & CEO: “We are proud to support Housing Development Fund and the services provided in the Greater Northern Fairfield County Community. This grant reflects our appreciation and respect for the commitment and efforts of the volunteers and staff of your organization.”

HDF was presented with the award at a reception at the Savings Bank of Danbury’s Mill Plain Road branch, pictured above. Featured here are Mary Alice Dinho (HDF) ;Jeri Martin (SBD), AVP/Marketing, Joan Arnold (HDF), and Martin Morgado (SBD).

The Housing Development Fund’s mission is to facilitate the development of affordable housing, both rental and homeownership, and to assist households to become and remain owners of affordable homes. With help from HDF, first time homebuyers become homeowners through free counseling and unique lending products, developers build affordable housing units with competitive financing, and homeowners are encouraged and supported through innovative programs.  Public and private investment through HDF is making sustainable homeownership a reality, one HDF Home at a time.