Gwinnett group offers sweet deal to boost housing market

By Patrick Fox

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Gwinnett County business and government leaders have put together their own version of a housing stimulus package, offering up to $5,000 in down payment assistance and super-low mortgage rates to help lift a sagging housing market.

The program, engineered through the Gwinnett Chamber of Commerce, is touted as a first-of-its-kind local stimulus for home-buyers. It’s half of an overall economic drive the Chamber is calling Let’s Do Business Gwinnett. The other half is an expansive campaign to convince local governments and businesses to do more business locally.

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