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Realtors® Take a Break from Annual Conference to Build a Habitat for Humanity Home for a Family in Need in El Cajon

Nov 10, 2015 05:49PM ● Published by Paul Spear

Realtors® Take a Break from Annual Conference to Build a Habitat for Humanity Home for a Family in Need in El Cajon


MEDIA ADVISORY

 

Habitat for Humanity and the National Association of Realtors® Build a Home for Local Family

Major donation and volunteer effort helps make the dream of homeownership a reality

 

                                                                          

WHAT:                 San Diego Habitat for Humanity is pleased to announce its partnership with the National Association of Realtors®.  A donation of $50,000 and the generous talents of 100 Realtor® volunteers will help build a home, and offer a hand up to a local hardworking family in need.

 

                              The effort is in conjunction with the REALTORS® Conference and Expo, being held at the San Diego Convention Center from November 13-16. The event is the largest trade show in real estate, with nearly 400 exhibitors and an expected 20,000 conference attendees from across the United States and beyond.

 

                              Realtor® volunteers will be installing siding, roofing, mounting indoor fixtures, and landscaping at the final two homes of Habitat’s Foundation Lane Community in El Cajon. 

 

To qualify for a sponsored Habitat for Humanity home, families must earn between 50 percent and 80 percent of the Area Median Income (AMI), or about $64,000 for a family of four. They also must meet specific criteria, including the need for improved housing, the ability to pay an affordable mortgage and willingness to partner with Habitat for Humanity throughout the process -- instead of paying a cash down-payment, families provide 250 hours of sweat equity per adult family member, helping to build their own homes and the homes of other partner families.

 

WHEN:                 Thursday, November 12, 2015

7:00am – 2:00pm

 

WHERE:               481 Foundation Lane, El Cajon, CA 92025

Directions from downtown San Diego:  8 East.  Exit El Cajon Boulevard. Right on Washington.  Right on Avocado. Left on Foundation Lane.

              

WHY:                    Working alongside partner families, volunteers and generous sponsors, Habitat builds simple, decent, affordable housing for local families in need.  This mission is possible through the financial and volunteer support of partners like The National Association of Realtors.

 

Schedule of Activities:

Brief welcome ceremony from 7:30am – 7:45am

               Interviews and volunteers working on construction from 8:00am – 2:00pm

               Break for Lunch from 11:00am – 12:00pm

 

Interview and Photo Opportunities Include:

Lori Holt Pfeiler, President and CEO, San Diego Habitat for Humanity

National Association of Realtors® Executive Leadership

Habitat for Humanity Homeowners

 

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