Affordable Home Ownership: A Powerful Way to Address Housing Insecurity

August 7, 2018

Home ownership made affordable for low-income families can generate stability that not only solves the problem of precarious housing but also contributes to economic and social well-being and health. Hear from Habitat for Humanity homeowner, Roxanna Mota, about how home ownership affected her family.

Pennies for Poverty and First Religious Society Justice Action Ministry sponsor this forum to be held at 7 pm on Tuesday, September 11, at First Religious Society, 26 Pleasant Street, Newburyport. This forum kicks off the second year of mobilizing information and action to address housing insecurity experienced by households priced out of decent housing in Newburyport and neighboring towns. Mota will be joined by Habitat for Humanity staff and volunteers who will share details of the Habitat build underway on Old County Road in Salisbury. Learn how Habitat relies on community volunteers and the best ways to join.

Free public forum at 7:00 p.m., September 11,

First Religious Society, 26 Pleasant Street, Newburyport


Read the research on the positive effects of stable home ownership: CMHC Family Impact Report Highlight


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