Preserving Homes for Four SE Raleigh Homeowners

Preserving Homes for Four SE Raleigh Homeowners

This month we teamed up with two outstanding community partners to make critical repairs to four homes in Idlewood Village, Kingwood Forest, and Parkside of Raleigh—all established Black neighborhoods in Southeast Raleigh. While our team provided the construction...
Safer to Come and Go

Safer to Come and Go

Ms. Montague is a retiree on disability who has lived in her Raleigh home for more than 20 years. Home maintenance became especially overwhelming after her husband passed away more than a decade ago. “I try to do what I can,” she told us, “but I was still stuck.” Her...
Durham Healthy Homes

Durham Healthy Homes

Nine homeowners in need of urgent home repairs received much-needed assistance through a true public-private partnership this year. The City of Durham and Durham County collaborated with the Ellerbe Creek Watershed Association to prioritize stormwater intervention and...
Exterior Work for Geraldine

Exterior Work for Geraldine

Geraldine is an 86-year-old retired music instructor with a hearing disability who relies heavily on lip reading. Face masks and social distancing have left her feeling especially isolated throughout the pandemic. Geraldine jokes that she knows how to use masking tape...
Repairs for Maxine

Repairs for Maxine

Maxine is a 63-year-old Durham homeowner who’s on disability. For decades, she worked in various jobs, eventually ending up as a bus driver for the NCDOT while going back to school in her spare time. She also served as the primary caretaker for her mother who had...