Entries by Habitat Broward

JM Family Enterprises Commemorates 50th Anniversary with $50,000 Donation to Habitat for Humanity of Broward

Source: South Florida Insider | Published: May 3, 2018 Link to Article: https://www.sflinsider.com/2018/05/03/50000-donation-to-habitat-for-humanity-of-broward/ In recognition of its 50th Anniversary, JM Family Enterprises, Inc., a $15.1 billion diversified automotive company based in Deerfield Beach, made a $50,000 contribution to benefit Habitat for Humanity of Broward. “Words cannot express our thanks to JM Family Enterprises,” said Nancy Robin, CEO and […]

Meet Krystal Brown: Future Rick Case Habitat Community Homeowner

Future Habitat homeowner Krystal Brown’s family expanded when she gained custody of her 12-year old nephew, Jhaden, after the passing of her sister. A single mom to her two children, Kelvin age 10 and Chrishanti age 8, and now Jhaden, Krystal is about to become the first in her family to become a homeowner. For the […]

This Earth Day We Thank You for Helping Habitat Broward Go Green

Habitat Broward has a long history of building sustainable, energy-efficient (green) homes that are not only better for the environment, but reduce utility and maintenance costs for Habitat homeowners. What makes our houses good for the environment? Sustainable building encompasses a wide range of areas, such as energy conservation, water efficiency, CO2 emission reduction and […]

Roosevelt Gardens Groundbreaking Ceremony

Habitat for Humanity of Broward held a groundbreaking ceremony on Wednesday to commemorate five homes for deserving families in the Roosevelt Gardens community of Broward. Dignitaries at the event included Broward County District 9 Commissioner Dale Holness, who thanked participants and sponsors for their commitment to make Broward better. “Today we dedicate the ground upon which […]

2017 Habitat Annual Report

From the CEO “I am beyond excited to share this brief report with you, to note a few memorable events this past calendar year and to remind us all that our mission remains as inspiring and relevant as ever. Broward County continues to be among the most cost burdened housing markets in the nation. Too […]

The Affordable Housing Homeowner: It’s Not Who You Think

Who Lives in Affordable Housing? There is certainly a sense of shame among the topic of affordable housing and its population. However, data proves that many of the beliefs behind this are untrue. Below are a few myths we hope to dispel about the people who live in affordable housing. “People who live in affordable […]

Advocate for The Affordable Housing Credit Improvement Act

The Florida Housing Coalition is advocating to include The Affordable Housing Credit Improvement Act in the next tax legislation that the U.S. Congress advances.  Both versions of the legislation include a fixed 4% credit and the Senate version (S. 548) includes a 50 percent increase in Housing Credit resources. Our most immediate focus is the omnibus Fiscal Year (FY) 2018 […]

Habitat Broward’s Marcia Barry-Smith Honored At Women of Distinction Award Breakfast

FORT LAUDERDALE (March 6, 2018) – Marcia Barry-Smith, Director of Community Outreach and Program Services for Habitat for Humanity of Broward, was recently honored by the Lauderhill Regional Chamber of Commerce (LRCC) at its 5th Annual Women of Distinction Awards Breakfast. Barry-Smith was recognized for her leadership in the community and awarded in front of […]

Habitat Broward Featured on WSVN

Source: WSVN 7 News | Author: Rebecca Vargas | Published: March 7, 2018 “Students partner with Habitat for Humanity to build South Florida homes” Several students have partnered with Habitat for Humanity to build seven new homes. Habitat for Humanity’s Collegiate Challenge, in partnership with Habitat Broward, gave 65 students from three colleges across the […]

JM Family Enterprises Sponsors Home for the Doe Family

Kaytrinia Doe is the proud mother of three girls, Deaundria 14, Aundreya 11 and Kayleah 9. A former participant in the Take Stock in Children program, Kaytrinia was mentored by Nancy Botera of the Broward College Foundation from 10th grade on. The first in her family to go to college, Kaytrinia earned a degree in […]