Palmetto Heroe Qualifications
Police Officers – Borrower must be a full-time police officer with a state or local government agency including correctional officers with the South Carolina State Department of Corrections.
Fire Fighters and EMS - Borrower must be a full-time or volunteer fire fighter or EMS with a state or local government agency. EMS may be employed by a company contracted by the county/city to provide EMS Services.
Teachers - Borrower must have a South Carolina Teachers Certification and be employed as a classroom teacher or have a contract to begin teaching and to receive a paycheck within 60 days of closing on the home.
Nurses - Borrower must have a Nursing Degree and be employed as a nurse in a hospital, doctor’s office, school or other medical facility.
Veterans – Borrower must be a person who has served in the active military, naval or air service (full-time duty in the Armed Forces, other than active duty for training), and who was discharged or released from duty under conditions other than dishonorable