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Hennepin County hopes to boost foreclosure sales with forgivable loans

A new program is helping put people in homes, but few are taking advantage. County officials say only 17 people have tapped into federal grant money that could mean nearly $30,000 towards a down payment. To qualify, buyers must be looking at foreclosed homes and plan on living at the residence for the loan to be forgiven.
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A new program is helping put people in homes, but few are taking advantage. County officials say only 17 people have tapped into federal grant money that could mean nearly $30,000 towards a down payment. To qualify, buyers must be looking at foreclosed homes and plan on living at the residence for the loan to be forgiven.

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