Habitat for Humanity

Habitat for Humanity and the OHA give fourteen families a fresh start

on March 7, 2011

Fourteen families have a new lease on life, thanks to Habitat for Humanity and the city of Oakland. The families are part of the newest addition to the Tassafaronga Housing Development, a mixed-income housing development that is a joint venture of Habitat for Humanity and the Oakland Housing Authority. The project was funded in part by the city’s redevelopment funds, and the new houses join 157 apartments already on-site. Eight more houses will be built by Fall 2012.

Six of the families were on hand Saturday to show off their brand new two and three-bedroom homes. They were joined by Habitat for Humanity and Americorps volunteers and Oakland residents. City and state leaders, including Oakland mayor Jean Quan and State Senator Lori Hancock, were also on hand to offer their congratulations.

Photo by Basil D Soufi
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