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Credit and Home Ownership

Credit and Home Ownership

Are you thinking about buying a home.  Your credit plays a key part in this process.  Here are some steps to take in regards to your credit and reaching your home purchase goal. 1.  Review CreditGo to www.annualcreditreport.comYou can pull a free copy of your credit...

Heritage Baptist Church Gives Back

Heritage Baptist Church Gives Back

Support often comes when we least expect it. Shortly after returning to the office after the stay-home orders were lifted, Habitat Monroe was delighted by an unexpected donation from Heritage Baptist Church in Monroe.  In July, the church went on with its...

Affordable Housing Crisis

Affordable Housing Crisis

Renters with Children hit hardest by pandemic; Habitat offers solution The lack of affordable housing is what pushes many families to rent, according to a 2018 article by Rent Cafe. As this graphic shows, there are only 40 affordable & available units for every...

Week in Wrap Up – Americorp Edition

Week in Wrap Up – Americorp Edition

Ethan, the new Americorps representative at Habitat Monroe started his ten-month long term on Monday, Aug. 24, serving in volunteer services! “It was a welcoming week filled with tons of encouragement, support, and learning,” Ethan said. “A bizarre mix of nervousness...

Trunk or Treat Yo Self

Trunk or Treat Yo Self

TICKETS We are limited to selling 100 tickets so we will make it available first to WLI members. If we have tickets remaining, we will open it up to non-members. Tickets are $25. if you wish NOT to attend but would like to bid on our silent auction items and...

Meet Americorp Ethan

Meet Americorp Ethan

We made it to August which means it's time for a new Americorps term! Meet Ethan - he is our new Volunteer Services Americorps member and has committed to a year of service with Habitat Monroe! Ethan is a recent graduate of Bowling Green State University and is...

Do Good, Feel Good: Employee Edition

Do Good, Feel Good: Employee Edition

When Elisabeth was looking for a job between school semesters, she was hoping for somewhere that she couldearn some money and assist a good organization. “The Habitat Restore fit the bill perfectly,." Elisabeth, or Betsy as she is known to her coworkers &...

5 REASONS TO CONTACT H.O.P.E

5 REASONS TO CONTACT H.O.P.E

Hi, I’m Jeanette and I am a certified housing counselor and financial coach at Habitat for Humanity of Monroe County H.O.P.E. Program. H.O.P.E stands for Home Ownership Preparation and Education. We are a Michigan State Housing Developments Authority (MSHDA) certified...

My Mitten Decor’s Habitat

My Mitten Decor’s Habitat

Habitat TAKEOVER Is there anything better than helping a company who makes such a difference in your community and saving money at the same time? If you're like me, your mind is constantly going. What can I paint today? What can I redo tomorrow? I think most of us...

Homeowners Navigating

Homeowners Navigating

Unprecedented Times No one should have to worry about losing their home during the COVID-19 pandemic,” said Governor Gretchen Whitmer, as she and the Michigan Department of Insurance and Financial Services announced the MiMortgage Relief Partnership that...

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