Teneshia decided she was going to become a homeowner more than a decade ago. She never gave up, despite numerous setbacks, including getting laid off just weeks before she was scheduled to close on a Habitat home.
In a guest column for the Orlando Sentinel, President & CEO Catherine Steck McManus writes: “It is tempting to treat homeowners insurance and affordable housing as separate issues, but the two are intertwined in what policy experts call a ‘wicked problem.'”
“We are grateful to the Orange County Commission for their courage and vision in putting the issue of transportation funding in the hands of Orange County voters, and extend a special thank you to Mayor Demings for his leadership in bringing our community to this point.”
Knetha has always wanted to provide a safe home for her sons. That’s why she was overjoyed to partner with Habitat for Humanity Greater Orlando & Osceola County to purchase a home, with custom accessibility features, that truly fits into her budget.
Orange County Mayor Jerry L. Demings and Habitat for Humanity Greater Orlando & Osceola County President & CEO Catherine Steck McManus held a groundbreaking ceremony on March 30 to celebrate their combined efforts to provide Central Floridians with affordable opportunities to become homeowners.
We have received a transformative, unrestricted donation from American author and philanthropist MacKenzie Scott in the amount of $5.75 million.
Mary sees folks buying homes every day in her work as the financial policy processor for a title company. But the 72-year-old didn’t think homeownership was within her own reach until she found Habitat for Humanity Greater Orlando & Osceola County. Now, after a...
We are now taking applications for Habitat homes in Holden Heights, located just minutes from downtown Orlando and SODO. Learn more & apply today!