Habitat for Humanity of Northwest Indiana and the NWI Veterans Action Council has announced the selection of a the veteran partner family for the Veterans Build project. The announcement was made at a fundraiser at Oil City baseball field in Whiting.
GARY | If you reside on a block with an abandoned building it would mean a $7,000 decrease in your home's value.
Officials attend a kickoff event for the Veterans Build project last March. Veterans Build, a partnership between Habitat for Humanity Northwest Indiana and the NWI Action Veterans Council, plans to build a home for a veteran this fall.
Many area officials want to make sure local veterans experience home ownership.
GARY | Partners gathered in a vacant lot at 25th Avenue and Jackson Street Thursday morning to ceremoniously break ground on a new home project aimed at revitalizing the neighborhood as well as the city.
I want to thank Maria Becerra for her dedication, passion and concern for the citizens of Hammond. In her 27 years as the director of housing, there was never a question regarding her professionalism and performance on the job. Furthermore, her department was devoid of any controversy.
Three affordable housing projects in Gary, East Chicago and Hammond missed the mark by a few points to receive tax credits, and local housing officials believe they're being ignored by state officials.
INDIANAPOLIS | Cities and towns across Indiana, including several region communities, are one signature away from losing their ability to vigorously regulate rental properties within their borders.
Hammond Mayor Thomas McDermott Jr. said last week the city will save "millions of dollars" because he agreed to settle a lawsuit filed by ousted Hammond Housing Authority Director Maria Becerra.
HAMMOND | The Hammond Housing Authority and the city of Hammond will pay $200,000 to the housing authority's former executive director, Maria Becerra, to settle allegations that she was wrongfully fired.
Guests listen to a news conference about a new partnership with the city of Gary and the Fuller Center for Housing at Gary City Hall.
NIPSCO Manager of Corporate Citizenship and Employee Involvement Eddie Melton talks about a new partnership with the city of Gary and the Fuller Center for Housing at Gary City Hall.
Special Assistant to the Governor Jeff Cardwell talks about a new partnership with the city of Gary and the Fuller Center for Housing at Gary City Hall.
Fuller Center for Housing Chief Development Officer Aaron Carmichael talks about a new partnership with the city of Gary and the Fuller Center for Housing at Gary City Hall.
Gary Mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson talks about a new partnership with the city of Gary and the Fuller Center for Housing at Gary City Hall.
HAMMOND | United Neighborhoods Inc. will host a first-time homebuyer educational workshop from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Dec. 19.
Single-family home sales in Northwest Indiana continued to grow in October compared to one year ago, although at a slower pace of 6.1 percent, according to the Greater Northwest Indiana Association of Realtors.
LANSING | A celebration was held at the Patti Leach Youth Center on Saturday to mark the completion of the most recent rehabilitation project of Habitat for Humanity Chicago South Suburbs. That project will enable Javaze Hart and her two children to soon move into their new home at 17319 Bur…
HOBART │ Manufacturing returning to the U.S., a housing and construction comeback and “getting junior out of the house” are some of the reasons the country is on an economic journey to normal, according to an industry expert.
MUNSTER | Upscale neighborhoods of primarily single-family homes began springing up in the southern portion of town in the 1980s and 1990s. While most lots had homes built on them, a few home sites in these subdivisions have remained empty for the last few decades.
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