Habitat for Humanity Legislators Help Give Women a Home for Family

A single mom and her daughter will soon have their own home on the subway, thanks to Habitat for Humanity and two state legislators. They say this bipartisan effort is one of women supporting women. “I’m so happy. I’m very excited,” future homeowner Maria Baca Carrasco said. humanity. She said she had moved three times with her daughter and her mother and dreamed of a permanent home. It was one of my biggest goals in life,” she said. “It has been very difficult because she is disabled, so she is very special, so moving activities for her, moving addresses for her, it has been so important.” Her dream is months away from being a reality. >> See also: Landlords’ refusal to take housing assistance money could lead to more Oklahomans being homeless ‘When women have stability and have stable housing, it really helps the whole family and that’ is one of the most exciting things about Women Build,” said Senator Julia K irt, D-Oklahoma City. State leaders joined one of Habitat for Humanities’ annual projects – building a home for a woman in need. Miller, R-Edmond. But the two chosen ones said the reward was to build more than just a house. It’s about building relationships. “We hear the statistics all the time about affordable housing and the need for affordable housing in our state and so putting it down to one person is meaningful,” Kirt said. In August, Maria, her daughter, and her mother will move in in their new home. “This community is so supportive and I feel so loved and very loved,” Carrasco said.

A single mom and her daughter will soon have their own home on the subway, thanks to Habitat for Humanity and two state legislators.

They say this bipartisan effort is one of women supporting women.

“I’m so happy. I’m very excited,” said future owner Maria Baca Carrasco.

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She said she had moved three times with her daughter and mother and dreamed of a permanent home.

“Having something more stable for her is one of my biggest goals in life,” she said. “It’s been very difficult because she’s disabled, so she’s very special, so moving activities for her, moving addresses for her, it’s been so important.”

His dream is months away from being a reality.

>> See also: Landlords’ refusal to take housing assistance money could leave more Oklahomans homeless

“When women have stability and have a stable home, it really helps the whole family and that’s one of the most exciting things about Women Build,” said Sen. Julia Kirt, D-Oklahoma City.

Heads of state joined one of Habitat for Humanities’ annual projects – building a home for a woman in need.

“It’s the people, it’s human, it’s the people supporting the people,” said Rep. Nicole Miller, R-Edmond.

But the two chosen ones said the reward was to build more than just a house. It’s about building relationships.

“We hear the statistics all the time about affordable housing and the need for affordable housing in our state and so it’s meaningful to actually put it down to one person,” Kirt said.

In August, Maria, her daughter and her mother will move into their new home.

“This community is so supportive and I feel so loved and very loved,” Carrasco said.

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