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Keys for Service Program: Helping Louisiana's Essential Workers Find Their Dream Sunrise Home

July 25, 2023

Sunrise Homes has established ourselves as a trusted homebuilder in Southern Louisiana, known for our commitment to exceptional customer service, impeccable design and prime locations. However, our purpose goes beyond constructing beautiful homes in coveted neighborhoods. We place great importance on the vibrant communities we foster and the remarkable families and individuals we have had the privilege of serving throughout the years. To express our gratitude and support those who make a positive impact on our society, we are proud to introduce the Keys for Service Program in partnership with one of our trusted preferred lenders, Standard Mortgage Corporation. Read below to learn more about this phenomenal program and how it can help you find the Sunrise home of your dreams in Jefferson Parish or St. Tammany Parish

About the Keys for Service Program

As a way of honoring the heroic service workers in the state of Louisiana, Standard Mortgage Corporation is offering the following towards the purchase of a qualifying Sunrise home in Waggaman, Covington and Slidell*:

  • Down payment and/or closing costs assistance that is equal to 4% of the loan amount in the form of a soft-second forgiven after 60 months 
  • Reduced MI for conventional loans 
  • Minimum Down Payments: 
    • Conventional: 3-5% 
    • FHA 3.5% 
    • VA/RD: 0% 

Who qualifies?

This program is a small token of appreciation to those who save lives, inspire the youth, keep our neighborhoods safe, provide unconditional compassion and care, and perform courageous acts every day. We’re honoring those who are a full-time, active employee of one of the following: 

  • Employees of city, parish, or state law enforcement or emergency response agencies—including the St. Tammany Parish or Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office, the Covington or Slidell Police Department and more. 
  • Firefighters—from the St. Tammany Fire Department to the Jefferson Parish Fire Department.
  • Licensed paramedics
  • Public safety telecommunicators 
  • Teachers of a city, parish, state or private school board—including St. Tammany Parish Public Schools and Jefferson Parish Schools.
    • Must hold a Louisiana teacher's certification.
  • Employees of hospitals, offices of physicians, pharmacies, drug stores, outpatient care centers, nursing care facilities, assisted living centers, chiropractic clinics or dental offices—including St. Tammany Parish Hospital, Ochsner Medical Center, Slidell Memorial Hospital and more.

Contact us today

Give us a call today at (985) 649-5002 or contact us online for more information, or reach out to Eric Weller at Standard Mortgage Corporation at eweller@standmor.com or (985) 778-2807. 

*Program Details: Property must be in Louisiana. Must be your primary residence. Do not need to be a first-time homebuyer. Property must be single-family, townhouse, condo, or manufactured home. Homebuyer education class may be required. Purchase price limit $479,439. Household income limit $125,000. Minimum credit score of 640. Contact our team for more details.

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