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Home Ownership

Is this for you? Do you dream of providing a safe, affordable home for you and your family?

What is holding you back from reaching your goal of homeownership? Are you currently renting and finding it difficult to save for a house?

According to statistics for Monroe County, the average rent for an apartment in Monroe is $722, a 3% increase compared to the previous year, when the average rent was $701.

I am Jeanette McDonald, the Housing Counselor and Financial Coach for Habitat HOPE (Habitat for Humanity of Monroe County).

One of the things that I do is teach a Home Buyer Workshop. 

Homeownership has always been the American Dream for many, 75% of Americans say it’s a priority. For family after family, homeownership has provided not just a roof over their heads but also a sense of pride and accomplishment.  In fact, according to housing statistics, 58% of homeowners say they feel a sense of accomplishment and pride after buying their home.

But where to start? This is the question the keeps some from becoming a homeowner.    

Habitat For Humanity of Monroe County has a Homeownership Program that will help you achieve your dream of homeownership.