09/21/2022 – Marshall – Northeast Texas Habitat announced today that the City of Marshall had awarded the organization $72,160 to revitalize neighborhood homes in the city.
The program focuses on correcting health and safety hazards in the homes of lower-income elderly individuals, persons with disabilities, and military veterans. NE Texas Habitat began the critical repair program in Harrison County in 2017 and partnered with the City in 2018. NE Texas Habitat has completed 167 repair projects in Harrison County. Forty-One projects were in partnership with the City. The grant will provide funds to repair up to 12 homes.
“Marshall is a community that puts its citizens first,” says Garnett Johnson, Director of Community Development. “That is why partnering with NE Texas Habitat for Humanity’s Critical Repair program is a pleasure. This program provides many homeowners with home health and safety repairs to guard against hazards like inclement weather. Projects like this are one of many initiatives we look forward to implementing.”
“As an organization, we appreciate the City of Marshall for entrusting us to be good stewards of this money which allows Northeast Texas Habitat for Humanity to provide much-needed critical repairs to deserving homeowners within the city.” – Alexander Gould, Vice-President, NE Texas Habitat for Humanity Board of Directors.
Northeast Texas Habitat for Humanity is a non-profit housing ministry dedicated to eradicating the devastating effects of poverty housing. The organization serves Gregg, Harrison, and Upshur counties. Habitat assists in the areas of homeownership, home repair, and home maintenance and operates a ReStore. To learn more, visit www.netxhabitat.org or call 903-236-0900 ext. 204.