“The Holiday Season is a period when many may be feeling blue, especially if reliving the loss of a close loved one or feeling the pain of being alone. It is why I want to help others by sharing my thoughts.”
“What I am most proud of is getting to be a part of a team helping people access and author a better, truer story about themselves, their families and our community.”
Helping close the gap on affordable housing in Central Ohio, Homeport is about to construct 30 apartments in Reynoldsburg near a park, high school, jobs and a YMCA. Watch the video and get a sneak peak what Blacklick Crossing will look like.
From podcast to pumpkins to inaugurating a special award, October was another busy month at Homeport.
Rev. John Edgar, a founding Board member of Homeport, received Homeport’s annual Voice & Vision award on Oct. 18 for devoting his adult life to safe, affordable housing for families of moderate income. Click through to enjoy photos from this wonderful program — and learn about next year’s.
“Our goal at Homeport is to help you use your money to achieve your goals, including homeownership.”
“If I can just provide one different idea or perspective that helps the Board advance Homeport’s mission, I will call that a success.”
“Through our participation of the conference with our residents we are supporting, empowering and enriching their lives and communities.”
Read about Homeport’s new VP of Real Estate, a Congressional visit to a Homeport homebuyer and a resident getting her ‘White Coat.’
“While we adopted a new strategic plan only two years ago, reviewing priorities is good for us and sends a message that we are a dynamic organization; not static.”
U.S. Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson visited a newly built Homeport lease-option home in Milo-Grogan as well as Homeport’s Elim Manor senior community on Sept. 7.
“I wanted more and I wanted better. I had a goal, a mission and I was going to get it.”
“Addressing housing affordability will require creative ideas and strong partnerships by all parties to solve the need in Columbus and Central Ohio.”
“Before families move into the home, LEED standards require thorough on-site inspections with detailed documentation to ensure the health and safety of the residents.”
Read Homeport Happenings to learn about ‘The Big Table,’ picnic tables, ‘Draft Day’ and more.
“We need more affordable rental housing for low-income people. Governmental shifts supporting housing tax credits and low-income programs have made it increasingly difficult to entice housing developers to build affordable housing.”
“One key component of Fifth Third’s Community Commitment is investing in affordable housing. Through our commitment and partnerships with agencies like Homeport, we are making homeownership a reality for many who never thought owning a home would be possible.”