Homeport's largest affordable community with 184 townhomes and garden-style apartments is Marsh Run. Built in 2000, it is experiencing a physical renaissance thanks to a special low-interest loan from The Columbus Foundation, an original Homeport partner since 1987.
"OCCH and Homeport work closely together in so many ways. We raise capital for Homeport’s rental housing projects, manage some of the properties through Community Properties of Ohio Management Services (CPO), make predevelopment and acquisition loans, and provide grants for Homeport’s supportive services."
NeighborWorks America exists today because 40 years ago, a coalition of residents, government officials, bankers and community members envisioned better, more affordable homes in the places where people need them the most.
The mammogram truck is part of OhioHealth's initiative to bring health services to communities traditionally underserved. African-American women in Central Ohio are dying from breast cancer at a 33 percent higher rate than their white counterparts.