The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Rural Development Wisconsin State Director, Stan Gruszynski, announced Inlanta Mortgage as a recipient of the Platinum Million Dollar Lender Award. The Award is presented to lenders who have made a significant contribution to assisting Wisconsin rural residents achieve the dream of homeownership, in partnership with USDA Rural Development and the Guaranteed Rural Housing (GRH) Program.
In fiscal year 2012, Inlanta Mortgage utilized more than $5 million of GRH program funds by financing home purchases to help moderate income families in Wisconsin. More than 3,380 families across Wisconsin were able to purchase a home last year through the GRH loan program, totaling nearly $415 million.
“Working with our numerous lending partners across the state, we are able to make safe, affordable housing available to rural Wisconsin families and provide the financial resources needed for homeownership opportunities,” said Gruszynski. “Homeownership should be an achievable dream and in many cases, our Rural Housing Programs provide the only way for rural residents to buy a home. We value our partnership with Inlanta Mortgage and recognize their outstanding efforts to provide the citizens they serve with homeownership opportunities through our Home Loan programs.”
“The USDA loan program is such a great program for my customers,” said Marshfield Branch Manager Laura Leonhard. “It’s made owning a home much more affordable and achievable for Wisconsin residents. Inlanta is dedicated to using the program to its fullest potential and that makes it easier for me to help my customers find the home of their dreams.”