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IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Government partnership helps local family become homeowners

By |2022-01-24T08:30:19-06:00November 18th, 2021|Categories: News, Uncategorized|

New Homeowners for the Holidays Austin, Texas, November 18, 2021 – As the holiday season quickly approaches, a family in Seguin now has a new place to call home thanks to the combined efforts of Guadalupe Valley Habitat for Humanity, Habitat for Humanity Texas, and the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs [...]

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Spirit of Texas Bank Facilitates FHLB HELP Grant for Local Homeowner

By |2022-01-24T08:29:59-06:00September 9th, 2021|Categories: Affiliate, News, Uncategorized|

SOTB Facilitates Grant for Local Homeowner Currently, one in seven Texans live in a home that is unaffordable. According to the National Low Income Housing Coalition, a single mother earning minimum wage ($7.25 an hour) would need to work 121 hours per week to afford a two-bedroom rental house at Fair Market Rent in [...]

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2021-2022 Habitat Texas Board of Directors

By |2021-07-06T10:35:23-05:00July 6th, 2021|Categories: News, Uncategorized|

Two New Board Members Appointed to Help Habitat for Humanity Texas’ Humanitarian Work Habitat for Humanity Texas (Habitat Texas) announced today the appointment of two distinguished new members to its board of directors: Vicki Johnson, executive director of Habitat for Humanity Montgomery County, Texas and Peter Witt, professor emeritus at Texas A&M University. Together, they [...]

Disaster Preparedness and Response

By |2021-04-21T10:37:28-05:00April 21st, 2021|Categories: Disaster Response, Uncategorized|

What to do after a natural disaster If the past year has taught us anything, it’s that we should expect the unexpected, and with hurricane season quickly approaching-while we hope for the best, we should also prepare for the worst. If a hurricane, tornado, or flooding causes significant damage, what are the next steps [...]

Texans suffered without lights or water for a few days, but for some, that’s just daily life

By |2021-04-21T10:30:08-05:00April 21st, 2021|Categories: Disaster Response, News|

Texans suffered without lights or water for a few days, but for some, that’s just daily life By hour 10 of sitting in the darkness, with no phone or internet and temperatures plunging to 3 degrees Fahrenheit, I knew a slow-motion disaster was underway. There was nothing to do but wait. At 3 a.m., [...]

Texas’ unemployment system is confusing and frustrating. Here’s how to navigate it. Texas Tribune

By |2020-12-08T09:59:15-06:00December 8th, 2020|Categories: News|

Texas’ unemployment system is confusing and frustrating. Here’s how to navigate it. By Sally Beauvais, The Texas Tribune and ProPublica and Mitchell Ferman, The Texas Tribune title="2020-12-04 05:00">Dec. 4, 2020 "Texas’ unemployment system is confusing and frustrating. Here’s how to navigate it." was first published by The Texas Tribune, a nonprofit, nonpartisan media organization that [...]

2020-2021 Board of Directors

By |2020-11-04T14:20:03-06:00November 4th, 2020|Categories: News|

New Board Members to Help Habitat for Humanity Texas’ Humanitarian Work Habitat for Humanity Texas proudly announced its new board members Phillip Schmandt, Craig Chick, Andy York, Philip Stacy, Joey Hopkins, and John Trube, as part of twelve board members statewide. These members embody Habitat’s spirit of community and bring unique talent, specialized expertise, [...]

COM Executive Task Force Meeting 2.4.2020

By |2020-02-10T12:21:55-06:00February 10th, 2020|Categories: News|

Talking Points COM Executive Task Force Meeting 2.4.2020 Please feel free to share these (verbally or written) with any/all stakeholder groups and/or individuals interested in the work of the Executive Task Force Executive Task Force members further discussed Habitat 2.0 and were provided an overview of the discussion on Habitat 2.0 with U.S. Council during [...]

Bryan/College Station Habitat for Humanity Seeks Construction Supervisor

By |2020-04-27T15:41:46-05:00January 28th, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|

This is a hands-on position that will require an applicant to be able to physically construct a home from the ground up, coordinate subcontractors, as well as manage continuous, critical and significant tasks and projects, which supports the overall productivity of the Construction Department. Construction Supervisor for Bryan/College Station Habitat for Humanity [...]

Bryan/College Station Habitat for Humanity Seeks Development Coordinator

By |2020-04-27T15:41:47-05:00January 28th, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|

In this position an individual will work with the Director of Development to execute those programs that support the fundraising aspects of Habitat for Humanity. These programs include but are not limited to donor relations, wall raisings and dedications, special events, and programs related to development support. Successful applicant will serve as a member [...]

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