Read Homeport Happenings to learn more about the Columbus bond issue, Homeport’s award-winning energy efficient building standards, and financial support for Homeport’s home buyer education opportunities.
Watch the video, see photos from Homeport’s second annual Senior Prom that this year carried a “Hollywood” theme. Three OSU College of Social Work students interning at Homeport were primarily responsible for planning the event.
“Savings plan start-ups vary. For some, it might start with a surge of cash, like an inheritance or a refund from income tax filings. For most folks, savings comes at a grinding, consistent pace.”
Watch and listen to the CU Live interview of Homeport Real Estate Development Vice President Leah Evans on the importance of affordable housing and what the organization is doing to address it.
“I am eager to help Homeport continue its mission and expand its development activity. The availability of quality housing for everyone is a cornerstone of a true community.”
Placing workers close to their jobs, meeting the growing population of seniors, redevelopment of older neighborhoods and helping suburban communities address affordable housing shortfalls is keeping Homeport busy.
Read Homeport Happenings to learn how the Strengthening Communities Bus Tour keeps rolling, that the ‘Senior Prom’ for Homeport’s senior citizens has returned, and that one of Homeport’s executives was a panel member in a highly-attended Columbus Metropolitan Club discussion on affordable housing.
Watch video to hear how land clearing is underway and construction will soon begin on Homeport’s 28-unit, three-story apartment building in Grove City being built in partnership with Spire Development.
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. “