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First Priority Credit Union’s Vice President and Lending Manager, Steve Borgerson (third from the left) is seen here presenting First Time Home Buyer Safi S. (second from the left) with a check for $30,806 which was used for down payment and closing cost assistance for the purchase of his new condo in Winthrop. First Priority Credit Union was able to secure the down payment assistance grant through the Credit Union’s Partnership with the Federal Home Loan Bank of Boston. The FHLBB’s Equity Builder Program provides grant funds to assist qualified First Time Home Buyers with the purchase of a primary residence. Safi was the second credit union member that they able to secure grant funds for. Said Mr. Borgerson
“with affordable housing being such a challenge for the average person the credit union was happy to participate in the Equity Builder Program and make home ownership possible for two of our members”. Also seen in the picture is Brian Spehar, Sr. Underwriter at FPCU (first from the left) and attorney Joseph Cattoggio (forth from the left), who facilitated the sale of the property.

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