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Habitat Sister AffiliateGlobal Village Trip

Global Village is a hands-on, international volunteer experience with Habitat for Humanity. We build housing solutions alongside partner families, invest in Habitat programs around the world, and immerse ourselves in the communities that we are helping to improve.

Our affiliate is currently planning a GV trip to our sister affiliate, Habitat Guatemala, in the summer of 2017 to help build and celebrate the 100,000th housing solution.

Tithe

Habitat Smokeless StoveEvery affiliate is required to tithe 10% of all unrestricted funds to a Habitat affiliate in another country. Our affiliate has chosen Habitat Guatemala. Our affiliate has served almost 300 families in Guatemala to date.

Money from our tithes can be used to fund:

  • “Smokeless” Stoves
  • Water Filters
  • Homes
  • Latrines

 

Habitat 2.0 (Future Plan)

Future Plans InfographicHabitat for Humanity of Lincoln County 2.0

Our goal in revitalizing Habitat for Humanity of Lincoln County is not to change the brand of Habitat for Humanity International, but to improve the brand of our program as well as the homes we build for our partner families.

The mission of our organization is still the same, “Seeking to put God’s love into action, Habitat for Humanity brings people together to build homes, communities and hope." The changes we have made will help us improve the ways in which we accomplish this goal in the future, resulting in a greater impact for partner families around Lincoln County.

We’re working to improve not only the way we build homes for Lincoln County families, but the way in which we help them build a future.

View the presentation below to learn more about how we're implementing these changes.

Freddie Mac CreditSmart®

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CreditSmart® Consumer Online Training

Get Smart About Credit and Homeownership today! Habitat for Humanity of Lincoln County has adopted Freddie Mac’s CreditSmart® Consumer Online Training to help our future homeowners learn more about credit and home ownership. If you are considering the purchase of a home, this course is designed just for you.  The information provided in these flexible, interactive modules will prove essential in helping you to achieve your financial and homeownership goals.

Freddie Mac’s CreditSmart® online training course will help you:

  • Understand the importance of building credit to secure your financial future.
  • Gain insight into how lenders assess your eligibility for a mortgage loan.
  • Recognize the warning signs of predatory lending and scams.
  • Learn the steps to successful homeownership.
  • Safeguard your home and your finances against life’s unexpected challenges.
  • Learn what to do if you ever have difficulty making your mortgage payments.

Freddie Mac was created by Congress. Freddie Mac is known as FHLMC which stands for Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation. It performs an important role in the nation’s housing finance system – to provide liquidity, stability and affordability to the mortgage market. It helps provide liquidity (ready access to funds on reasonable terms) to the thousands of banks, savings and loans, and mortgage companies that make loans to finance housing.  To learn more about Freddie Mac, please visit www.freddiemac.com.

English Freddie Mac CreditSmart® Modules

English Supplemental Worksheets

Módulos Freddie Mac CreditSmart® en Español

Aprenda detalles indispensable sobre el crédito y la propiedad de vivienda!  Hábitat para la Humanidad del condado de Lincoln ha adoptado los módulos CreditSmart® en linea de Freddie Mac para ayudar a nuestros futuros propietarios de viviendas a aprender más acerca del crédito y la propiedad de la vivienda. Si está considerando la compra de una casa, este curso está diseñado para usted. La información proporcionada en estos módulos flexibles, interactivos resultará en ayudarle a alcanzar sus objetivos financieros y de propiedad de vivienda.

El curso en línea CreditSmart® de Freddie Mac le ayudará a:

  • Comprender la importancia de la construcción de crédito para garantizar su futuro financiero.
  • Obtener información sobre cómo los prestamistas evaluan su elegibilidad para un préstamo de hipoteca.
  • Reconocer las señales de advertencia de estafas y préstamos abusivos.
  • Aprender los pasos para tener éxito como propietarios.
  • Protejer su casa y sus finanzas contra problemas inesperados.
  • Aprender qué hacer si tiene dificultades para hacer sus pagos de hipoteca.

Freddie Mac es una compañía patrocinada por el Congreso para brindar financiamiento en el mercado de la vivienda.  Realiza un papel importante en el sistema de financiación de la vivienda de la nación - para proporcionar liquidez, estabilidad y accesibilidad al mercado hipotecario. Ayuda a proporcionar la liquidez (acceso inmediato a los fondos en condiciones razonables) a los miles de bancos, ahorros y préstamos, y las compañías hipotecarias que hacen préstamos para financiar la vivienda.  En inglés, el nombre Freddie Mac significa Corporación Federal de Hipotecas para Viviendas.  Para obtener más información sobre Freddie Mac, visite www.freddiemac.com.

Módulos Freddie Mac CreditSmart® en Español

Supplemental Worksheets in Spanish

Community Development

revitalize2For families to succeed, sometimes the dynamics of their neighborhood have to change. Neighborhood Revitalization is a holistic approach that expands Habitat’s traditional partnership with new homeowners and volunteers to include neighbors and local organizations for a far greater impact.

While new home construction continues to play a vital role, a bigger toolbox that includes repairs and other services allows Habitat to serve more families. Neighborhood Revitalization starts at the grassroots level — with people in the community determining the goals for their neighborhood.