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Habitat Detroit to Provide Two Veteran Homes with New Roofs 1200 800 habitatdetroit

Habitat Detroit to Provide Two Veteran Homes with New Roofs

Through a generous donation from Victor Home Solutions, these home repairs were possible. DETROIT — Habitat for Humanity Detroit is excited to announce the renovation of the roofs on the homes of two veterans in the Detroit community. On Thursday, November 10, the Victors Home Solutions team, in partnership with Habitat Detroit, will install two…

Habitat Detroit To Celebrate Home Dedication 1200 800 habitatdetroit

Habitat Detroit To Celebrate Home Dedication

The Marsh Family is excited to make their dream of homeownership a reality Habitat for Humanity Detroit is proud to welcome The Marsh family to its list of homeowners in the Morningside community.  This home dedication will take place on Wednesday, September 28th at 4 pm at 4735 Maryland, Detroit, MI 48224. “After a long,…

Habitat for Humanity Detroit is proud to announce the renewal of our partnership with Flagstar Bank 1200 800 habitatdetroit

Habitat for Humanity Detroit is proud to announce the renewal of our partnership with Flagstar Bank

Habitat for Humanity Detroitis proud to announce the renewal of our partnership with Flagstar Bank. Flagstar Bank recently invested in the Habitat mission by providing funding for theHabitat Homebuyer Readiness and Financial Education programming. This programming includes direct service to our clients and members of the community through one-on-one counseling and our Habitat 101 educational…

In partnership with the Rocket Community Fund, Habitat Detroit makes strides on Morningside’s Grassroots Garden 1200 800 habitatdetroit

In partnership with the Rocket Community Fund, Habitat Detroit makes strides on Morningside’s Grassroots Garden

On a beautiful, sunny day Habitat for Humanity Detroit, in partnership with the Rocket Community Fund, came together to revitalize Morningside’s Grassroots Garden. More than 35 volunteers from the Rocket family of companies gave of their time and energy to assist Habitat’s staff and core volunteers with projects to enhance the existing garden space. Motown…

HFHD Return Home Safe 1200 800 habitatdetroit

HFHD Return Home Safe

Detroit –Habitat for Humanity Detroit, in partnership with Henry Ford Health and Baldwin Society Supporting Older Adults, has launched The Return Home Safe (RHS) program to reduce the risk for at-home falls by providing modest home safety repairs and transitional private-duty aides for eligible low-income seniors in the Detroit area. A report by America’s Health…

An Update From Stephanie Osterland, Habitat For Humanity Detroit CEO 1200 800 habitatdetroit

An Update From Stephanie Osterland, Habitat For Humanity Detroit CEO

We’ve been busy answering questions about the recent gift made to Habitat for Humanity from MacKenzie Scott. Most commonly, “Will Habitat Detroit be receiving any funding as part of this amazing contribution?” While the answer to that question is “No, Detroit was not chosen as an investment area at this time,” we still eagerly applaud the…

Cars for Homes 1200 800 habitatdetroit

Cars for Homes

Did you know that donating your used vehicle could support our efforts in building a strong and safe community across Detroit? It’s true! We accept almost all vehicle donations (including cars, trucks, snowmobiles, motorcycles, boats, recreational vehicles, and farm equipment), and each gift benefits our homeownership program in astonishing ways. When you donate your vehicle…

Level One Bank and Habitat Detroit Partner for a New Down Payment Assistance Fund 800 600 habitatdetroit

Level One Bank and Habitat Detroit Partner for a New Down Payment Assistance Fund

January 11, 2022, Detroit, MI – Level One Bank, headquartered in Farmington Hills, MI, is pleased to partner with Habitat for Humanity Detroit in an effort to overcome barriers and provide a pathway to homeownership. Thanks to the generous contribution from Level One Bank, Habitat Detroit has created a new Down Payment Assistance program for…

Habitat Detroit, Rocket Community Fund Partner for Home Renovation, Dedication 1200 672 habitatdetroit

Habitat Detroit, Rocket Community Fund Partner for Home Renovation, Dedication

Habitat for Humanity Detroit recently welcomed the Mayers family to its list of homeowners in the Morningside community. The home dedication at 4375 Lakepointe in Detroit took place Thursday, Dec. 9. “The holidays are such a great time to experience joy and feel uplifted,” said Stephanie Osterland, Habitat Detroit’s executive director. “The Habitat Detroit team…

10 New Homeowner Tips You Need to Know ASAP 688 329 habitatdetroit

10 New Homeowner Tips You Need to Know ASAP

Congratulations! You’ve just purchased your first home. Buying a home is a smart investment and offers a lot of benefits for you and your family. But owning a home also comes with a few disadvantages, like not being able to call your landlord when something goes awry. But don’t worry. We have some homeowner tips…

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