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Habitat State Grant For Two Local Homes


Habitat for Humanity of Tennessee is directing $31,000 in state grant funding to Rutherford County Area Habitat (RCHFH) for to build two new homes in Rutherford County Tennessee. The funding comes as part of a half-million dollar grant from the Tennessee ...


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RCHFH has applied $15,500 of the grant to the Schneider Electric Build for The Russell family at 503 Highland Ave., Murfreesboro, which was built in the summer and dedicated in September 2017The second $15,500 is applied to the most recent Habitat build, for the Smith family at 415 Highland Ave., MurfreesboroThe House Dedication and Ribbon Cutting will be on February 22 at 4 p.mand the public is welcome to attend.ADVERTISEMENT "We share Habitat's mission and its passion for creating new homeownership opportunities to Tennessee families, so it's a very natural partnership," said THDA Executive Director Ralph MPerrey"We're always confident that Habitat is going to put our funding to good use, and I'm sure more than a few THDA staffers will be among the volunteers at build sites across the state." In addition to supporting Habitat for Humanity with grant funding, THDA also provides zero-interest home loans to qualified Habitat homeownersHabitat homeowners help build their own homes alongside volunteers and pay an affordable mortgage that, in turn, helps fund future Habitat builds. Driven by the vision that everyone needs a decent place to live, Habitat for Humanity began in 1976 as a grassroots effort on a community farm in southern GeorgiaThe Christian housing organization came to Tennessee in 1978 and has grown to being ranked the 4th largest builder of Habitat for Humanity homes in the country. Through financial support, volunteering or adding a voice to support affordable housing, everyone can help families achieve the strength, stability and self-reliance they need to build better lives for themselvesThrough shelter, we empowerTo learn more, visit HabitatTN.org. Funding for the $500,000 THDA grant came from the Tennessee Housing Trust Fund (THTF), which receives no state tax dollars but is instead funded by revenue from THDA's mortgage loan programSince 2006, THDA has provided more than $75 million in THTF grantsFor more information, visit THDA.org. Read more from: News Tags: $31K grant, 2 local Habitat homes, Habitat for Humanity of Tennessee, WGNS Share:    Email   Print Related Articles MPD Officer Jason McGriff TerminatedCounty Commissioner Pettus Read Seeks 2nd TermHonoring Hometown African-American HeroesRed Cross Heroes BreakfastFREE Stones River Chamber Players Concert Feb12Some Lights Went Out In 'Boro During Super BowlState Looks At MTSU's Hemp ResearchCongratulations OHS DECA StudentsNashville's 2 StThomas Named Top 50 Heart HospitalsGOP Luncheon Thursday at DoubleTree WGNS Weather Eye Forecast Murfreesboro, TN weathervar wx_city = 'Murfreesboro';var wx_state = 'TN';var wx_extra='; AC_FL_RunContent( 'codebase', 'http://download.macromedia.com/pub/shockwave/cabs/flash/swflash.cab#version=9,0,0,0', 'width', '308', 'height', '54', 'src', 'http://newscast.cbsradionewsfeed.com/RemotePlayer/CBSNews_v2', 'quality', 'high', 'pluginspage', 'http://www.adobe.com/go/getflashplayer', 'align', 'middle', 'play', 'true', 'loop', 'true', 'scale', 'showall', 'wmode', 'window', 'devicefont', 'false', 'id', 'CBSNews_v2', 'bgcolor', '#ffffff', 'name', 'CBSNews_v2', 'menu', 'true', 'allowFullScreen', 'false', 'allowScriptAccess','sameDomain', 'movie', 'http://newscast.cbsradionewsfeed.com/RemotePlayer/CBSNews_v2', 'FlashVars', 'strTimeZone=cdt&blnAutoPlay=false', 'salign', ' ); //end AC code   On Air News Register Now Login Search Your Opinion Administration 

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