Dad’s smile worth a thousand words

An and Hien immigrated to America from Vietnam with their daughter Thu and son Duy. They rented a small home that offered little space for their children, who are in high school, to study.  An and Hien wanted a home that would be affordable, comfortable and provide Thu and Duy with space to study. Once they were accepted into the program, …

Dad’s Smile Worth a Thousand Words

An and Hien immigrated to America from Vietnam with their daughter Thu and son Duy. They rented a small home that offered little space for their children, who are in high school, to study.  An and Hien wanted a home that would be affordable, comfortable and provide Thu and Duy with space to study. Once they were accepted into the program, …

A New Future for Amanda and Her Children

Before purchasing her home, Amanda was exhausted from living on a busy street in a house with broken windows and a boarded-up back door. At night, she’d lay awake, afraid she and her three kids wouldn’t be able to escape if there was a fire. “We had only one exit,” she said. “I slept lightly in case something happened.” During …

Maria’s Forever Home

Maria provided her children with a “forever home.” Maria was at work when she got a phone call telling her she’d been accepted into our homebuyer program. “I started screaming I was so happy,” she remembers. Maria’s startled coworkers thought the building was on fire and they’d better evacuate. “I told them, ‘No, you don’t have to get out. I’m …

Stability and independence from living in a safe, affordable home

Carlos and Katya knew exactly what they wanted in a home. There would be a backyard where Carlos could teach their daughter how to play soccer. The house would have space for Katya to host family gatherings. Most of all, the home would give the family the stability and independence that comes from living in a safe, affordable home. “Having …