Chyla’s Story: A Home is built with Love and Dreams . . . And Hard Work
12 years into owning her neat, modest north Omaha home, she’s very thankful. Homeownership brought her the stability and long-term security she sought for herself and her children, Kylen, 14 and Kylia, 4.
28 Years of Making an Impact on Affordable Housing & Neighborhood Stability
FNBO has made a vast impact with Habitat for Humanity of Omaha in our community. The banking company has helped move forward our mission of building strength, stability and self-reliance through shelter in several ways.
Healing A Home — Habitat Omaha’s Repair Program
Decent shelter is something everyone needs to thrive. Noah discovered that Habitat for Humanity of Omaha assists people with housing in several ways when he asked for help with a home repair.
Finding Their Forever Home: Ma Thu Sa and San Aungs
Ma Thu Sa and San Aung’s journey to their Habitat Omaha home started 8,339 miles away in a refugee camp in Thailand. According to the United Nations Office, in 2014, there were 111,000 Karen refugees looking for new opportunities.
Jeanne and Roy Wilson’s Sunny Skies
Roy Wilson and his wife, Jeanne, were two people affected by the floods that occurred in March 2019 from rain combined with fast snow melt. The couple’s home in the Green Acres area of Bellevue was soaked, and the Wilsons lost 40 years’ worth of possessions.
Buildertrend sponsors its first home
Habitat for Humanity of Omaha has been known to Buildertrend as a client for over seven years. Employees of the residential construction management software company took this partnership to a new level this year when Buildertrend became a Platinum Build Partner for a five-bedroom, two-bathroom home in north Omaha.
Workforce Program: Tyson and Habitat Omaha
Habitat Omaha celebrated our partnership with Tyson Foods, helping their team members obtain mortgage readiness through Habitat Omaha’s Workforce program. Through the Almost Home program, people that don’t qualify for homeownership are given guidance on how to navigate the steps to become qualified. We are excited to help more Tyson Foods team members next year – and in the years to come!
Petition your elected representatives
There is strong evidence indicating that decent, affordable housing reduces chronic disease, lowers stress, diminishes infectious disease and leads to improved physical and mental health. Affordable housing frees up funds within tight family budgets for health care and quality food. To create a healthy community, we must have decent, affordable housing.