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The Yale Homebuyer Program, a key component of Yale’s partnership with its hometown of New Haven, marks its 20th anniversary this year. The university’s trustees recently renewed the program, first announced in April 1994, for another two-year cycle, through Dec. 31, 2015.
The program has developed a strong reputation on campus and beyond, according to Scott Kramer, who works in the Yale Development Office. Kramer is one of the recent homebuyers YaleNews contacted recently to get their perspectives on the program and the city.
“I heard about it frequently and glowingly from others when I first moved here,” he says. “It’s one of the first things I mention when people ask me about working at Yale.” The Yale Homebuyer Program is “a terrific benefit,” he adds.
Yale’s benefit program reflects the university’s commitment to its host community, a place celebrated by President Peter Salovey — himself a longtime city resident — in his Inaugural Address as “part of what makes Yale a special place for teaching and learning: the City of New Haven. Read more.