Desoto County News

Hall introduces Hometown Heroes Home Loan Guaranty Program 

Photo: State Rep. Rodney Hall (R-Southaven) (Courtesy photo)

State Rep. Rodney Hall (R-Southaven) has announced the introduction of House Bill 1272, the Hometown Heroes Home Loan Guaranty Program, in the Mississippi House of Representatives.  

The initiative aims to empower our local heroes – including firefighters, law enforcement officers, nurses, and teachers – in realizing the dream of homeownership. 

“These heroes are the backbone of our society, tirelessly working to keep us safe, healthy, and educated,” said Hall. “It’s our responsibility to ensure they have the opportunity to live in the  communities they serve, without financial barriers hindering their ability to secure housing.” 

In conjunction with National School Resource Officer Appreciation Day, which was celebrated on Feb. 15, Hall emphasized the critical role of our school resource officers (SROs) in safeguarding our children – the future of Mississippi. 

“Our SROs play a pivotal role in maintaining a safe and nurturing environment for our students and educators,” Hall said. “Their dedication deserves our utmost recognition and support.”

The Hometown Heroes Home Loan Guaranty Program mirrors the successful model of the VA Home  Loan, enabling eligible individuals to purchase homes without a down payment. This initiative is  meticulously crafted to alleviate financial burdens for our hometown heroes while ensuring fiscal  responsibility for the taxpayers of Mississippi. By guaranteeing loans on behalf of firefighters, law  enforcement officers, nurses, and teachers, this program enhances accessibility to conventional financing  for residential properties. 

“This legislation underscores our unwavering commitment to those who dedicate their lives to serving  our communities,” said Hall. “It’s a testament to our collective gratitude and respect for the invaluable contributions of our hometown heroes.” 

Rep. Hall urges bipartisan support for House Bill 1272, emphasizing its significance in fostering  homeownership opportunities for our dedicated public servants. 

“Together, we can honor the service and sacrifice of our hometown heroes by providing them with the stability and security of  homeownership,” Hall said.  

For more information on the Hometown Heroes Home Loan Guaranty Program and House Bill 1272,  please contact State Rep. Rodney Hall via his website at