“Homeport will be looking for ways to provide housing for those making up to 100 percent of the area’s median income. This will require creative new sources of investment capital and, at times, partnerships.”
“I have been so impressed by the dedication and knowledge of everyone I work with at Homeport. The work that is done here makes such a difference not only for our residents, but also for all of the Central Ohio community.”
June is National Homeownership Month and the Central Ohio home buying market is sizzling — the fourth hottest in the country. Listen to the Good Day Marketplace (Fox 28) interview of Homeport Housing Advisor Kerrick Jackson on how his classes are making a difference for would be home buyers.
Homeport participated in the Ohio Capital Corporation for Housing (OCCH) annual Partnership Celebration program on May 17 at the Greater Columbus Convention Center. Participants watched a special OCCH video that spoke to the importance of affordable housing in Ohio.
Homeport is building 33 new homes in the Milo-Grogan neighborhood but is also providing grants to small businesses in need of repairs in the once-thriving working class community. One of them is family-run Graves Cleaners located on Cleveland Avenue since 1986.
Millennials and other young adults are coming to Homeport to learn how they can improve their finances. Watch a segment from Good Day Marketplace to learn more about our credit and budget counseling services.
Seventy-five Homeport seniors on April 4 dressed up, danced, ate, played casino games, took photos and left with prizes thanks to a first-ever ‘Senior Prom’ event organized by Homeport’s four College of Social Work student interns from Ohio State University.