Posts in 'Affordable homeownership'

Now settling into their new homes, we chatted with two of our newest homeowners, Denae and Shaunavera, to see what benefits and opportunities the initial months of homeownership have provided them, and what having a home has meant to them during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Despite the setbacks COVID-19 has brought, good news arrives in the forms of construction progress and home closings.
Thank you to everyone who participated in our #GivingTuesdayNow campaign. Because of you, we can continue building strong futures for residents across Chicago and ensure the life-changing benefits homeownership offers.
In the face of the Coronavirus pandemic, Shelonda’s gratitude for the stability of her Habitat home beats stronger than ever.
Tabitha recently completed her interior selection meeting, where she made customizations to her new home's flooring, cabinets, and countertops. These selections will match the radiant personalities of Tabitha and her daughter, and this selection process encompasses what homeownership means to them...
Habitat for Humanity Chicago is proud to announce the launch of our public Homebuyer University this July, which will equip participants with the tools, knowledge, and a personalized game plan to enter the homebuying process.
Earlier this month, Nadjia H celebrated the culmination of her time in the Affordable Homeownership Program by joining 150 Habitat Chicago supporters at her Home Dedication Ceremony in West Pullman.
On Saturday, December 15th, Tonya and Aphriditie cut the ribbons on the doors to their brand new homes surrounded by family, friends, supporters, and volunteers who all came together in celebration of the hard work, determination, and perseverance that brought them to this momentous day.
Investing in affordable, quality housing is investing in kids and their futures. Studies have shown time and time again that a safe and stable household significantly impacts school outcomes for children. However, with 10% of the Chicago population currently facing critical housing needs, families...
I’ve been trying to make a lot of changes in my life recently: I just lost 90 pounds; I’m working on moving up at my company, Amtrak, by going back to school to get my degree in Business Administration and Human Resources; I saved up to buy a reliable car; and now I am working to own my own home...