Category Archive for: ‘HabiChat Newsletter’

Collegiate Challenge

HabiChat Newsletter March/April 2015

Needed: More Affordable Housing By Charlotte Crane For too many people in the Pensacola area, a roof over their heads – and the comfort and security that go with it – amounts to a luxury that’s not affordable. Take a look at the statistics: An estimated 22,620 households in Escambia County are paying 50% or more of their income for …

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HabiChat Newsletter January/February 2015

A house built from the ground up By Charlotte Crane For Sherlyn Newberry, it was the frightening occurrence of a murder outside her apartment and the thoughtful mental exercise posed by her pastor that set the stage for her Habitat home moving date of Nov. 29, 2014. She had been aware of Habitat advantages since 2005, demonstrated by her two …

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Kids With Cats

HabiChat Newsletter November/December 2014

Global Village trip is life changing for one UWF graduate By Charlotte Crane In February this year, Michael Dwyer, a UWF MBA graduate, Air Force veteran and commercial real estate employee, quit his job, left the A.F. reserves, set aside a stack of law school acceptances, packed his bags and headed for Guatemala – and a new mission. A critical …

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HabiChat Newsletter August/September 2014

Pink hardhats are taking the Habitat jobsite by storm by Charlotte Crane Pink hard hats and bedazzled nail pouches will be decorating the Pensacola Habitat home building landscape this fall – big time. Ten teams manned by 150 women volunteers are poised to build a home during the week of October 6, in the first local Women Build project since …

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HabiChat Newsletter June/July 2014

Homeownership is a Family Affair by Charlotte Crane When Pensacola Habitat for Humanity this year decided to participate for the first time in the annual Pensacola Parade of Homes, now in its 56th year, the idea resonated for more than just builders and buyers. Marcos Favero-Ortiz, a business newcomer to nearby Niceville, had grown up plying a construction hammer and …

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We are pledged to the letter and spirit of U.S. policy for the achievement of equal housing opportunity throughout the nation. We encourage and support an affirmative advertising and marketing program in which there are no barriers to obtaining housing because of race, color, religion, sex, handicap, familial status, national origin, age, marital status, sexual orientation, or sources of income.