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After receiving ARPA funding this year, Greater Cleveland Habitat for Humanity has been getting some increased attention in the media. Check out this article which features comments from our President, John Litten as well as insights into the various victories and hurdles in increasing access to affordable housing in Cleveland.

Greater Cleveland Habitat for Humanity will break ground on its 400 Home Strategic Initiative on Tues., Aug. 29th, at 10:30 a.m. at 10707 Crestwood Ave. in Cleveland.

Ron Kear has been a volunteer with Greater Cleveland Habitat for Humanity for more than 22 years. Ron has led his share of construction teams over the years, and is always happy to lend a helping a hand to other teams of which he’s not in charge.

This is Greater Cleveland Habitat’s sixth year hosting the Building Great Futures program with Y.O.U. During that time, the organizations have seen a total of 66 program participants (including this year’s class), who have rehabbed 14 homes to help 17 adults and 27 children realize the dream of homeownership.

Greater Cleveland Habitat for Humanity was pleased to welcome multiple community leaders and representatives from numerous churches to a blessing at the site of our 2023 Faith Build on the morning of June 7. Deacon Matthew Lawler of Cathedral of St. John the Evangelist read a prayer to bless the site.

Cleveland City Council passed Ordinance No. 658-2023, to allocate $5 million in American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funds to Greater Cleveland Habitat for Humanity with the goal of increasing access to affordable homeownership in historically underserved areas of the city of Cleveland.

Greater Cleveland Habitat President and CEO John Litten and Neighborhood Planning Manager Bob Whitney met with various state legislators during this week's Ohio Habitat Statehouse Build & Advocacy Day event in Columbus on Wednesday, April 26. 

We are extremely grateful for the fantastic work by our partners at the Construction Employers Association (CEA), who oversaw construction of our 83rd home in Cleveland's Greater Buckeye neighborhood with an all-union labor force.

Greater Cleveland Habitat CEO/President John Litten will be in Washington D.C. Feb. 7-9, advocating for affordable initiatives that could greatly benefit our Partner Families in Northeast Ohio and throughout the country.

As we come to the close of a wonderful 35th Anniversary year, it is a time for reflection, celebration, and planning. By the end of 2022, we will have sold 25 houses (another record!) making it possible for another 25 families to celebrate the warmth of the holidays in their own homes. Your previous generosity made this work possible. 

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    Land Bank
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