H.O.M.E.S., Inc.

HOMES typical homeSOUTH REGION
$500,000 FCLF FINANCING
Line of credit for acquisition & rehabilitation
4 Single family homes for ownership

H.O.M.E.S. stands for “Housing Opportunities, Mortgage Assistance, & Effective Solutions.” Founded in 1998 to improve blighted neighborhoods in Broward County, the organization’s name gives a good description of its programs:

  • Supportive Housing and Self Sufficiency Program for youth aged 18-24, primarily those aging out of foster care;
  • Home Ownership and Rental Housing Programs provide quality rental apartments and homes for sale to low-income families, helping prevent neighborhood deterioration caused by foreclosures;
  • Commercial Rental Program provides office space affordable to local small businesses;
  • Neighborhood Revitalization Program collaborates with local businesses, civic groups, and city government to improve the Central City CRA area of Broward County.

In their work with youth aging out of foster care, H.O.M.E.S. provides subsidized rental apartments for young adults together with support services such as paid internships, job and life coaching, financial capability classes, and higher education placement – all with a goal to help these individuals achieve self-sufficiency. To date, H.O.M.E.S. has also participated in new building and/or renovation of over 230 homes.

With financing from Florida Community Loan Fund, H.O.M.E.S., Inc. will build 4 new single-family homes on lots that were donated by Broward County. The homes will be affordable to low- and moderate-income households, and there are plans for future homes to be constructed as more lots become available.

The first H.O.M.E.S., Inc. home built with FCLF financing was celebrated with a ribbon cutting in May 2019. Learn more about this ribbon cutting here.

Learn more at www.homesfl.org.

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"Our partnership with FCLF helps the American Dream of homeownership come true." – Michael Roberts, Exec Dir

R.E.A.C.H.

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Overtown Youth Center

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JPMorgan Chase Foundation

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Green Mills Group

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Orange Blossom Family Health

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Wright's Natural Market

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Fathers Table Foundation

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Boys & Girls Clubs of Manatee County

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Metropolitan Ministries

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TD Charitable Foundation

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St. Jude Great Commission CDC

Core Purpose FCLF exists to maximize opportunities for people and places outside of the economic mainstream.
Our Vision Opportunity and dignity exist for every person and community in Florida.
Our Mission Our expertise and capital make projects successful and help organizations improve lives and communities.