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IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Government partnership helps local family become homeowners

By |2021-11-18T09:14:31-06:00November 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 [...]

Spirit of Texas Bank Facilitates FHLB HELP Grant for Local Homeowner

By |2021-09-09T12:41:15-05:00September 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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

COM Executive Task Force Meeting 10.8.19

By |2019-10-11T15:51:41-05:00October 11th, 2019|Categories: News|

Talking Points COM Executive Task Force Meeting 10.8.19 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 The resource development work group provided an update on the COM direct marking pilots. At the end of October, a pause and assess [...]

Habitat International is Conducting a Survey on State Offices

By |2019-09-23T14:33:56-05:00September 23rd, 2019|Categories: News|

Habitat International is conducting a nationwide survey on what affiliate leaders think of state offices, programs offered at the state level, and the value state offices, like Habitat Texas, brings to you. They want to make sure we are responsive to your needs and that we are getting your opinions on what we should provide [...]

COM Executive Task Force Meeting 8.13.19

By |2019-10-11T15:45:57-05:00September 4th, 2019|Categories: News|

Talking Points COM Executive Task Force Meeting 8.13.19 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 Four new Executive Task Force members were welcomed for FY2020. Ed Lee from Habitat for Humanity Greater Cincinnati, Tina Swain from Habitat for [...]

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