AccessMyLibrary provides FREE access to millions of articles from top publications available through your library.
In its search for neighbors, the city of St. Louis is courting them with homebuyer-assistance programs.
The city, through its Community Development Agency, offers several programs to assist homebuyers with purchasing and renovating homes within the city.
"Homebuyers create strong neighborhoods and strong neighborhoods promote bigger and better communities," said Kevin Montgomery-Smith, communications coordinator for the CDA, a city agency that administers federal funding for city housing and services. "City life is all about neighborhoods."
The most popular of the city's programs is the Homebuyer's Assistance Program, which provides forgivable loans - of up …