WE DeKalb Down Payment Grant Program

Make DeKalb Your Home

The WE DeKalb program provides a down payment grant of 3-5%* to qualified applicants interested in purchasing, renovating, or refinancing a home in DeKalb County, Georgia based on the type of loan selected.

The grant is not restricted to homebuyers who work in DeKalb County: Any qualified borrower interested in buying a home in DeKalb County can take advantage of this non-repayable grant.

How it Works

Whether you’re a homebuyer, loan originator, or realtor, we have the information you need.


Download the WE DeKalb Program Introduction letter. You can apply for your non-repayable down payment grant by selecting one of our approved participating lenders.


Join our growing list of approved WE DeKalb lenders by submitting the following: Lender Approval Process, Lender Agreement and Lender Contact & Authorization Form.

Please have your lender send an email to [email protected] if you have any questions.


Use our current list of lenders as your go-to resource for buyer assistance and application submission.


Jen Hagler, MSPP, MCRP

Manager, Redevelopment & Strategic Initiatives