Palmetto Heroes Program

Keeping Us Strong in Challenging Times

SC Housing offers a heartfelt thanks to all the healthcare workers, teachers, first-responders, veterans, active-duty military and other frontline workers for your long hours and dedicated service during this public health crisis. You have kept our families safe and communities strong.

Qualified Palmetto Heroes homebuyers may receive a reduced fixed rate mortgage and up to $12,000 in down payment assistance (DPA).

The heroes selected for the 2021 initiative are:

  • Teachers
  • Emergency Medical Services Personnel
  • Licensed Medical Professionals
  • Law Enforcement Officers
  • Correctional Officers
  • Firefighters
  • Active-duty military
  • Veterans
  • S.C. Army National Guard
  • S.C. Air National Guard

Reservations open on April 1, 2021.

Applicant Qualifications

Borrower(s) must meet SC Housing’s First-Time Homebuyer requirements. The program is available on a first-come, first-served basis, and borrowers must have an executed sales contract on a home. Please see our 2021 Palmetto Heroes Program Guide.

For more information, contact one of the Real Estate Professionals or Lending Partners certified for SC Housing programs. You can also view the program flyer below: