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Posted on: April 8, 2021

[ARCHIVED] Tamarac Commissioner Marlon D. Bolton, Invites Residents to Virtua First-Time Homebuyer Purchase...

Commissioner Marlon D. Bolton, City of Tamarac, District 1


Tamarac, Fla. (March 22, 2021) – Wednesday, March 31, at 4 p.m. Tamarac’s District 1 Commissioner Marlon Bolton, will partner with the City’s Housing Division to hold a Virtual First-Time Homebuyers Purchase Assistance Workshop to educate residents about programs available to help them take a step toward home ownership. 

 Attendees will explore resources available to first-time homebuyers to help make the dream both possible and more affordable. They will also discuss the steps of the home buying process, from down payments to closing costs. 

Residents in attendance will also learn how to qualify for up to $40,000 toward down payments and closing costs.  The workshop will cover steps to claim this benefit, such as obtaining a mortgage from a lending institution, attending HUD’s eight-hour Homebuyer Education Workshop at a certified agency, income criteria and maximum purchasing costs.

“I’m delighted to invite everyone to the City’s annual First-Time Homebuyer Purchase Assistance Workshop,” said Bolton. “This is a great opportunity to learn of the programs available to new homebuyers, as well as the benefits of owning a home.”

Guest speakers from HOPE Inc. will be in attendance to share how their organization fights housing injustice. Hope Inc. will also teach guests how to avoid becoming victims of housing discrimination. 

To register for the City of Tamarac’s Virtual First-Time Homebuyer Purchase Assistance Workshop please visit For additional information, please call the Housing Division at (954) 597-3549.

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Tamarac covers a 12-square mile area in western Broward County and is home to more than 65,000 residents and approximately 2,000 businesses. Ideally situated, Tamarac provides easy access to highways, railways, airports and waterways, and a wealth of cultural and sports activities. Tamarac’s median age continues to grow younger and the population more diverse, as people recognize the City as a great place to spend their lives. For more information visit



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