Pensacola Habitat Closes On 29 Homes In 2020

January 11, 2021

Amid the great local need for affordable homeownership, Pensacola Habitat finished up the year with 29 closings despite the pandemic and challenging hurricane season.

Though delays and setbacks had occurred with less than average volunteer participation due to COVID-19 safety precautions, the 29 closings took place. Three of them were on December 16, just in time for Christmas.

“The experience with [Pensacola] Habitat was an amazing adventure. There was some good and not necessarily bad, just setbacks”, said Danielle Johnson, one of the three homeowners who closed on their home in December.

Johnson, a single mother of three, put forth the sweat equity hours, attended the required classes and paid her down payment to complete the program and purchased her own affordable home. She and her children were able to spend their first Christmas in their brand-new house in Northeast Pensacola.

“It can be frustrating; however, the good side is it always came out good. We have to remember that God has perfect timing. To have something of my own for my children is amazing. I’m so thankful for everything. The thing that tops it all is that my kids have their own rooms!” Johnson continued.

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Comments

7 Responses to “Pensacola Habitat Closes On 29 Homes In 2020”

  1. gmp on January 14th, 2021 3:44 am

    Great organization and congrats to my sister-in-law on her new home.

  2. Tara A Bailey on January 12th, 2021 6:40 pm

    Congratulations!!! Everybody keep trying.

  3. sherry heinz on January 12th, 2021 5:41 pm

    My Mom pasted away now the mortgage company. Want to kick. us out we don’t. have any money or Deposit. Wondering if there thing we can do .Myself and Sister and her daughter+

  4. Curtis gordon on January 12th, 2021 11:20 am

    I’m a retired divorced I recovered
    from a stroke looking for a new home to start life

    I need help

  5. Fonda on January 11th, 2021 9:09 pm

    Congratulations!! God Bless

  6. Raquel L Benjamin on January 11th, 2021 8:38 pm

    I keep getting turn down for the program an have no idea why. Now 7 kids an now im down to 3 an still need help.

  7. Nice on January 11th, 2021 12:29 pm

    Congratulations on your new home Ms. Johnson!





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