"I feel pretty fortunate to have had the opportunity to work for organizations with the capacity to do big things. Here at Homeport I’ve been around to help with the production of over 600 apartments and lease option homes. That’s a lot of families our teams have impacted."
Since last fall a juvenile justice employee has voluntarily visited Homeport’s Marsh Run community, teaching pride, respect and responsibility to elementary grade students. “My heart tells me I have to reach them.”
While it is important to ensure adequate supply of affordable housing in our community, it is equally important to ensure that the families in these homes have the tools and knowledge to successfully manage life.
Social Work students from Ohio State University are proving to be an integral part of Homeport's team when it comes to problem solving for residents, from eviction prevention to food to utility payments or medical coverage.
Reeb Avenue Center provides another opportunity for Homeport to offer its homebuyer education classes in the community. Classes begin April 6. To learn more or register, call 614-221-8889, ext. 134, or visit www.homeportohio.org/classes.
George Foreman III, son of the legendary champ, will speak on April 28 at a fund-raiser in Columbus supporting programming for Homeport's kids. His message: 'Everyday is a fight and undaunted optimism is the key to winning.'
Homeowners completing Save The Dream mortgage assistance payments, but not whole financially, do have options. Contact Homeport to schedule a free, one-on-one foreclosure prevention counseling session. Call 614 221-8889 ext. 134.
The difference between a mediocre and good credit report could make a difference of several hundred dollars in a monthly mortgage. Beginning on March 2, Homeport will significantly increase its free one-on-one credit counseling opportunities. To schedule a one-hour session, or to learn more, call 614 221-8889 ext. 134.