“The greatest wealth is health,” so goes the popular saying by the poet Virgil. So, while last month we talked about homeownership as a vehicle for wealth-building, in this post we’ll discuss the invaluable positive impact that stable, quality housing has on the mental and physical health of people of all ages.
Overall stability, better health, improved educational performance, the freedom to have pets and make improvements… all of these are reasons why many people can benefit from affordable homeownership. At the root of many of these positive outcomes is the transformative power that owning a home can have on a household’s finances. This
Stable Home, Better Grades: The Positive Correlation between Affordable Homeownership and Educational Outcomes
When a family successfully enters into homeownership, it has a positive ripple effect which touches every other aspect of their lives. One such benefit worth noting is the greater educational success experienced by the whole family, which can broaden opportunities for wealth building and give a leg up to future generations. In
The path to becoming a homeowner with Habitat for Humanity can be challenging. It takes financial preparation and planning, including taking a hard and honest look at one’s current income, credit, and debt. From there, some future homeowners spend months or years – with the guidance of Helena Habitat – working to
Helena Area Habitat for Humanity is looking for volunteers for our current construction site and for the ReStore remodel. If you are looking to volunteer individually please follow to sign up! If you are a group looking to volunteer, please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org to sign up your group. Please include in your email:
Do you know an elderly person that can no longer get up their front steps, get into the bathtub, or maybe even has a leaky roof that will be the causing factor for them to go into a nursing home? Contact Helena Area Habitat for Humanity! We can get you the paperwork