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