Buy Springfield Now is extremely pleased to have the support of our local employers! Our employers recognize the positive impact that affordable housing and neighborhood stability has on a vibrant community. Acknowledging a commitment to, and value for its employees; several offer down-payment and closing assistance to their employees who seek homeownership within specified areas of the City. These employer-assisted plans can be used in conjunction with other loan products to help make homeownership even more affordable and increase purchasing power as well. Check to see if you may be eligible for this “KEY" to first time homebuying!