“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.’”
From cold construction sites to the hot lights of television studios, Homeport had a busy November. Read about it in Homeport Happenings.
“Our company creed, written in 1934, still rings true today. ‘Our company is part of the communities we serve. We prosper only as the community prospers so we help it thrive in every way we can.’”
“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.’