Habitat for Humanity of Greater Miami, a 501(c)3 developer of low income houses presented a check to Miami-Dade County Mayor Carlos Gimenez and commission chair Rebeca Sosa in the amount of $966,512, representing the property taxes that Habitat homeowners generated in 2013.
Habitat has helped nearly 1,000 families achieve the dream of home ownership since its inception by providing zero percent interest loans for purchase of Habitatbuilt houses.
“Habitat helps low income families achieve their goals and they, in turn, contribute to the tax rolls in a significant fashion,” said Mario Artecona, Habitat for Humanity of Greater Miami CEO. “Miami- Dade County is a great partner to Habitat and this is a way to show our elected leaders and our generous sponsors and donors that there is a tangible return on their investment.”
Miami Habitat is a Christian ministry that builds homes and communities in partnership with low-income families in need of a simple, decent place to live.Miami- Habitat makes interest-free loans available for the purchase of these homes. Since its inception in 1989, Miami Habitat has built more than 950 homes in Miami-Dade County.
For more information, visit online at www.miamihabitat.org.