Senator Lucio's Letterhead

MEDIA ADVISORY FROM SEN. EDDIE LUCIO, JR.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
October 2, 2007
CONTACT:
Gordon Anderson 512.475.4743
Jill McFarren 512.475.2844

Senator Lucio, state housing agency to announce $160 million homebuyer initiative at October 3 Harlingen event
WHO:State Senator Eddie Lucio, Jr.
Michael Gerber, TDHCA Executive Director
WHAT: State Senator Lucio welcomes the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs (TDHCA) to join him in announcing the release of $160 million for 30-year fixed rate low-interest rate mortgage loans targeting first time homebuyers.
Program requirements to be waived for qualifying Texas veterans
Program to provide down payment and closing cost assistance for income eligible buyers
Local first time homebuyer will be recognized
WHEN:Wednesday, October 3, 2007 at 11 a.m.
WHERE:Harlingen, VFW On Business 77 on border of San Benito and Harlingen VFW Post 2410
c: Quartermaster Raymond Brookshire 956-357-2157

The Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs is Texas' lead agency responsible for affordable housing, community and energy assistance programs, and colonia activities. The Department annually administers more than $400 million through for-profit, non-profit, and local government partnerships to deliver local housing and community-based opportunities and assistance to Texans in need.

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