“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.”
Franklin County Commissioner Marilyn Brown, state Rep. Hearcel Craig and Whitehall Mayor Kim Maggard were among the many dignitaries who spoke on July 27 at the Hamilton Crossing ribbon cutting. See photos from the program here.
Celebrations, ice cream, flowers and more. July was a hot month at Homeport.
“There’s something really special about connecting the experience of purchasing your own home with helping others find a safe home of their own.”
In 1987, Columbus REALTORS®, led by past Presidents Bob Weiler, Don Kelley and Max Holzer, joined officials from Franklin County, the city of Columbus and private companies to create the Columbus Neighborhood Partnership, later known as the Columbus Housing Partnership, and today as Homeport.
Homeport’s commitment to fun, personal growth and mind-stretching activities for its resident children was in full force this summer. Field trips included COSI, Columbus Zoo, and the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base.
“I am proud to work for an organization that has such a positive impact on so many lives. I am particularly impressed by the financial and homebuyer education we provide our residents and the community at large.”
Homeport is one of 14 contestants in Columbus CEO’s ‘Best of Business’ on-line survey on large non-profit entities. The magazine’s contest for that category and others ends on July 27.
“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.”
Click here to read about Milo-Grogan residents being surveyed, CFO Valorie Schwarzmann’s national presentation and to watch Housing Advisory’s Kerrick Jackson on Telemundo Columbus. And more!
Realtor Care Day has produced almost $500,000 in improvements since the program began in 2005.
“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.”
JOIN HOMEPORT & THE CITY OF WHITEHALL as we celebrate our new Hamilton Crossing senior development on July 27th.