FORT LAUDERDALE (April 6, 2021) – Habitat for Humanity of Broward has partnered with Florida International University (FIU) to conduct Broward’s first-ever homeownership impact study. Researchers at the Jorge Pérez Metropolitan Center at FIU (FIU/MC) will conduct a study that will examine the quality of life, educational, health, and economic impacts of homeownership on Broward […]
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Having your own home is a key to happiness with added comfort and security. The Habitat for Humanity Homeownership Program provides homes on a low mortgage, allowing you to construct a new house for yourself alongside professional builders. And the best part is that you are going to have full ownership of the said house. […]
More and more people are turning towards thrift stores and second hand shops when looking to buy something they need. This is great news, but regardless of whether you’ve been a regular enthusiast when it comes to preloved items or still have to discover the charms of buying second hand, you might not be aware […]
There’s no feeling quite like being a homeowner. Not only is there certain security but we also get to exercise our creativity when it comes to organizing and decorating this home however we like. Such freedom is truly amazing. Still, becoming a homeowner is far from simple, especially when finances are concerned. This is precisely […]
Thrift stores present a rather important part of every community. They allow people to give back to their community as well as provide others with a considerably more budget-friendly shopping opportunity. In that respect, the best thrift stores to donate to are your local ones, but you can always expand your generosity and desire to […]
Saving money is kind of like eating a healthy diet. You know you should do more of it, but it’s hard to resist making spur-of-the-moment choices that make you happier immediately but worse off later. A tax refund marks a great chance to get into a better financial position for the future. Create an emergency […]
If you’ve ever played The Sims, you know just how exciting it is to have your own home to organize and decorate. Now imagine having that option in real life. Becoming a homeowner is an amazing accomplishment that provides security and indescribable satisfaction. That all sounds fine and dandy, but what about the financial investment […]
POMPANO BEACH, FLA. (WSVN) – A South Florida schoolteacher and her family made a major move into their new home sweet home, thanks to their tireless efforts and Habitat for Humanity of Broward County.
Tashaundra and her son moved into their Habitat home this past June. A Broward County teacher, she also worked at the Boys and Girls Club to supplement her income and help local children. When COVID closed the club, she began tutoring and counseling. “My heart truly ached for my second-graders. Tutoring them individually gave me […]
(Excerpt from: How Does the CARES Act affect Your Giving? 5/06/20, Vanguard Charitable.org) The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act was signed into law in late March. The $2.2 trillion bill was designed to respond on many fronts to the COVID-19 crisis. It includes provisions related to charitable giving, although some of those […]