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 This is beyond my wildest dreams. I can’t believe this is really my home!

This is beyond my wildest dreams. I can’t believe this is really my home!

It has been a long journey home for Sheron Sinclair and her family, a journey that required more perseverance and strength than she could have imagined she had. The one thing standing in the way was a safe, stable home where they could all be together.

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Sheron Sinclair Family Featured on NBC29

Sheron Sinclair Family Featured on NBC29

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Women Build Holds DIY Educational Workshops at The Habitat Store

Women Build Holds DIY Educational Workshops at The Habitat Store

Home repairs can be intimidating for all homeowners, and especially for women. That’s why Habitat’s Women Build chapter has teamed up with The Habitat Store and local contractors to hold monthly DIY Workshops. Held on the second Tuesday of each month at The Habitat Store, the workshops use hands-on practice to introduce women to easy home repair tasks.

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New neighborhoods beginning to take shape

New neighborhoods beginning to take shape

An incredible transformation is underway in the area surrounding the 5th/Ridge Street and Cherry Avenue intersection in the heart of Charlottesville, with three new mixed-income communities taking shape.

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Through Hope, a Home: Spotlight on new Partner Family Chauncey Banks

Through Hope, a Home: Spotlight on new Partner Family Chauncey Banks

Throughout his life, Chauncey Banks battled housing challenges without much hope of a light at the end of the tunnel until a fateful encounter two years ago. As he joined his neighbors on a sunny day in June to celebrate the completion of their homes at  Belmont Cottages, new homeowner Chauncey reflected on his journey and the joys and tribulations along the way.

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