Lubbock Habitat for Humanity to Host Homeowner Workshop on Saturday, October 28

Applications Also Being Accepted For Partnership and Homeownership Program

LUBBOCK, TX (NEWS RELEASE) - The following is a news release from Lubbock Habitat for Humanity:

Lubbock Habitat for Humanity (LHFH) will host a Homeowner Workshop on Saturday, October 28, 2017 from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm at Prosperity Bank's Conference Center Annex, 1401 Avenue Q. Doors will open at 8:30 am.  The workshop will provide information concerning LHFH's Partnership and Homeownership program. There is no charge to attend.
 
No childcare will be provided. Attendees should be prepared to stay for the entire three hours and bring photo identification. 
 
The workshop is an opportunity for low to moderate income individuals/families to learn about the LHFH partnership and homeownership program.  Attendees will learn about several aspects of the program, and receive an information packet. 

At the end of the workshop, participants will receive a workshop certificate that must be turned in as part of a completed application.
 
Acceptance into the program is based on three criteria, need, ability to pay an affordable mortgage, and willingness to partner with Habitat.
 
"This is where the process of becoming a Habitat homeowner begins," said Executive Director Marie Hanza. "During the workshop attendees learn about the LHFH program.  Then LHFH volunteers work with attendees to assist them in understanding how to complete the application," she said. "I believe there are a lot of individuals out there who qualify to purchase a home through LHFH, they just don't realize it," Hanza said.
 
Habitat has begun construction of homes in  a new addition made possible by a grant from the Talkington Foundation.  Located at 404 N. Guava,  Phase One of the addition has twenty-two (22) lots available for construction.
 
About Lubbock Habitat for Humanity
Since 1987, Lubbock Habitat for Humanity has built or repaired of 134 homes, providing shelter for over 454 adults and children. Habitat welcomes all people to join us as we build simple, decent, affordable houses in partnership with God's people in need. For more information, please visit www.lubbockhabitat.org or call our office at (806) 763-4663.
 
About Habitat for Humanity International
Habitat for Humanity International is a global nonprofit Christian housing organization that seeks to put God's love into action by bringing people together to build homes, communities and hope. Since 1976, Habitat has served more than 500,000 families by welcoming people of all races, religions and nationalities to construct, rehabilitate or preserve homes; by advocating for fair and just housing policies; and by providing training and access to resources to help families improve their shelter conditions. For more information, to donate or to volunteer, please visit www.habitat.org, or follow us at www.facebook.com/habitat.

(News release from Lubbock Habitat for Humanity)


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