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Devetta’s Story

“I was born and raised in Chicago, Illinois, where a lot of people rented, so I had never really thought about being a homeowner. It was never talked about. It was something I never saw except on television,” said Devetta. Hear more of her journey to find safe, stable housing by watching the video below. […]

Read Post Sep 09, 2023

What is “Home”?

“Home means peace.” “My home is like my sanctuary.” “Foundation. Safety. Comfort. Love.” “It’s all about the kids for me.” “A place of belonging.” “I know when I get here, that’s my place. We don’t have to worry about anyone taking that way from us.” Listen to more stories of “home” and hear about the […]

Read Post May 09, 2023

Jacob’s Story

“When you live alone, and your family is not with you, and you are a father, it’s not good,” shares Jacob. Listen to more of his story of pursuing a safe, affordable place to call home using the video below.  

Read Post Feb 09, 2023

Stories of 415 MLK

Mary, Jonathan, and Chris all share a piece of their story during the renovations and grand reopening of 415 Martin Luther King Jr. St. SE (formerly known as 415 Franklin).  

Read Post Jul 09, 2022
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