DENVER (CBS4)– Denver Public Schools is helping some of its educators buy homes with a new program.

The program is a down payment assistance program for all public school educators in Denver.

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A lot of teachers live outside the district and commute.

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“To have something where this can be an easier endeavor for us, by being able to live closer to our school, I think you would see more teachers more engaged,” said teacher Jozette Martinez.

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The organization Landed teamed up with the Zoma Foundation to make the housing assistance possible.

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