Homeport Happenings: November 2018

Homeport CEO On OHFA’S ‘Doorsteps’

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Homeport President & CEO Bruce Luecke recently was interviewed for the Ohio Housing Finance Agency’s new podcast “Door Steps.” Bruce told the Homeport story and how it relates to addressing Central Ohio’s significant shortfall in both affordable and workforce housing, and the services that Homeport links to its residents.

Click below to hear the interview conducted by OHFA Research Analyst Dr. Cody Price. It is titled “Homes that work for Working Families.”


‘Fall Harvest’ Events A Hit At Georges Creek, Marsh Run

  “Ninja Turtles” from Georges Creek participated in the ‘Fall Harvest’ party.

“Ninja Turtles” from Georges Creek participated in the ‘Fall Harvest’ party.

  Pumpkins gets some face time thanks to children at Marsh Run.

Pumpkins gets some face time thanks to children at Marsh Run.

Children in Homeport’s Georges Creek and Marsh Run apartment communities participated in Fall Harvest parties the last week of October, enjoying pizza, candy, costume judging and pumpkin drawings. At Georges Creek, Boys & Girls Clubs of Columbus organized games including a race to make the best mummy.


Couple Honored With First ‘Spirit Of Homeport’ Award

  Bruce Luecke, Holly and Andy Malone.

Bruce Luecke, Holly and Andy Malone.

  Homeport President & CEO Bruce Luecke announces special award during Voice & Vision ceremonies held at St. Charles Preparatory School’s Walter Commons.

Homeport President & CEO Bruce Luecke announces special award during Voice & Vision ceremonies held at St. Charles Preparatory School’s Walter Commons.

Holly and Andy Malone are the first-ever Spirit of Homeport winners. Andy Malone, a Realtor, and his wife and business partner, Holly, a graphic designer and photographer, have designated a percentage of Scout Columbus home sale commissions to Homeport since August 2017.

“Holly and I are continually inspired by Homeport’s vision for Columbus, and are honored to work together toward the goal of making safe homes accessible for everyone,” Andy Malone said. “We are truly humbled to receive this award and look forward to partnering to accomplish even more in the coming years.”

The award was announced the night of Homeport’s annual gala program, Voice & Vision, when backers and partners of Homeport gather. To read more about the Malones, click here.