Income tax refunds have the potential to build a nest egg for future achievements, like buying a home. Call Homeport to overcome roadblocks and create such a plan.
“I am . . . excited about the opportunity and choice I made to be a part of such a great cause, as well as meeting and working with such talented and passionate staff.”
Homeport hits United Way drive goal, receives award for energy efficiency homes and is featured in series on affordable housing by WOSU radio.
“The Homeport project is just one part of the redevelopment plan that will potentially set the groundwork for the future of Linden.”
Milo-Grogan homeowners have seen repairs or replacement of roofs, handrails, gutters, sidewalks, fences, windows, front and screen doors, wheelchair ramps and parking pads thanks to many community partners and investors -- public, private and non-profit.
“Affordable housing . . . reduces stress, toxins, and infectious disease, which leads to improvement in both physical and mental health.”
By investing a portion of Affordable Housing Trust funds to fill the gap between value and cost of new or rehabilitated housing, the Trust can raise market values, stimulate private development, and contribute to neighborhood revitalization.
M/I Homes has been an active supporter of numerous charitable and civic organizations throughout Central Ohio. In 1987, with M/I Co-Founder Irving Schottenstein’s vision and leadership, the non-profit organization now known as Homeport was created.
Hop aboard the Homeport bus; After school program teaches science, careers; Major area employer recognizes Executive VP for work with Homeport, and more.
“The expansion of the Hamilton Crossing senior community is necessary due to demand. And the new workforce community serves a growing need for quality, reasonably cost housing.”
The Easton Community Foundation has selected Homeport and five other community organizations for its 2019 “Change for Charity” program. Homeport will receive funds collected in September and October from parking meters and parking tickets at Easton Town Center.
“COCIC will continue to contribute to affordable housing initiatives by focusing on the reuse and stabilization of existing affordable housing units and creating new housing stock for long term, permanent, affordable housing opportunities. “
“There is high value in continuing education and training to perform the best that we can and to impact our communities with innovative and research-supported methods.”
“There is a definitive need to meet the affordable housing gap as it exists today and in the future. We have work to do. We can’t afford to let down.”
Whether they wore an ugly sweater or stroked a golf ball, Homeport’s partners came through with grants and donations in December. Read Homeport Happenings to learn who did what, and what you can do in 2019 to support our affordable housing mission.
Homeport offers classes and one on one counseling on financial matters right up to purchasing a home. Listen to Homeport Senior Counseling Advisor Layden Hale on the topic of saving and budgeting in an interview he had with WTTE Fox 28’s Good Day Marketplace’s award-winning reporter Cameron Fontana.
“An overwhelming percentage of heads of households in Homeport are single women. Thanks to Homeport’s affordable rents and resident services, women and their families have the potential for self-determination and self-sufficiency.”
Homeport is committed to building energy efficient homes, allowing residents to plow savings into other needs or to save. The commitment to energy efficiency has resulted in Homeport being featured in a video produced for Columbia Gas of Ohio.
“It was important for me to grab my mother, to come with me. She wasn’t thinking about buying it. I kept saying, ‘It makes sense. Take advantage of what is available.’”