Our expert Housing Counselor is at it again! With a passion for helping people stay in their homes, Mrs. Gabrielle White has make a HUGE impact on our community. As many of you know, Bridging Communities is an official Intake Center for two of the City of Detroit’s programs. Over the past two years, she has submitted 120 applications for the Lead Hazard Reduction Program, which provides lead abatement of property to qualified families with children 5 years and under living with or visiting them. This can include new windows, doors, siding, and more.
Ms. White has also submitted 170 applications to the 0% Interest Home Repair Loans Program, which offers 0% loans from $5,000 to $25,000 to help homeowners invest in and repair their homes. Both of these programs contribute to the public health and safety of our communities, as well as increases property values and helping residents secure and maintain homeowner’s insurance.
Ms. White also hosted 8 Homebuyer Education Workshops for those interested in purchasing a home for the first time. These workshops provide the participants vital information about budgeting, understanding and improving your credit score, purchasing a home through the Detroit Land Bank Authority, and other important information everyone should know before purchasing a home.