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Douglas County Habitat for Humanity offering one more chance for affordable housing this year

Habitat for Humanity build site with volunteers.
Volunteers for Habitat for Humanity of Douglas County frame a house in Alexandria. (Echo Press file photo)
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Habitat for Humanity of Douglas County is advising local residents not to miss out on their chance to own a home.

It has only one more opening for a home to be built this year, it says. Those who need affordable housing are urged to apply soon.

Homeowner families are selected based on their need for housing, their ability to partner with Habitat and their ability to pay. They purchase the homes from Habitat with affordable mortgages. Volunteers provide most of the labor, and tax-deductible donations of money, land and materials are provided by individuals, organizations, churches, foundations, and businesses.

Since 1997, Habitat for Humanity of Douglas County has built or renovated 80 houses and completed 51 Aging in Place projects throughout Douglas County.

For more information, call 320-762-4255 or visit www.hfhdouglascounty.org.

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