The 5-room house built in 1922 is lit only by an overcast sky. Volunteers have emptied it of debris, except for 3 bags of concrete, a tripod, and a rake. The wall-to-wall carpeting has been removed, exposing its original solid wood floors. This marks the start of WIN’s next home rehab project that’s designed
The difference between the price of your home and what you pay over the life of your mortgage is substantial. Making additional principal-only payments on your mortgage can reduce your interest and help you pay your loan off sooner. There are different methods for making additional annual principal payments. For example:
Patricia West, a great-grandmother and support worker for people living with mental challenges, says she “keeps working because of the economy.” She’s not alone. According to the Pew Research Center, roughly one in five Americans ages 65 and older (19%) were employed in 2023, a number that doubled over the last 35 years. Last
It took patience, but Tamisha Gibson got what she wanted a 3-bedroom house with an enclosed porch, a backyard, and a nice-sized kitchen. “I like the rain, and now I can sit on my porch and listen to it,” said Gibson. She had wanted a home for a long time but had put that
A blighted, vacant lot at 5917 Piqua Avenue is now the site of a charming 3-bedroom, 3-bath home. Working In Neighborhoods (WIN) put the house on the market in October. It’s the twentieth home WIN has built or rehabbed in College Hill as part of its efforts to revitalize the area around Cedar Avenue.
If you or someone you know calls Working In Neighborhoods (WIN) for information about our homebuyer program, you’ll talk with Kai Jones, WIN’s housing counselor intake specialist. Jones has first-hand experience with how WIN’s homebuyer classes and one-on-one counseling can help you achieve your goal of homeownership. In 2015, Kai Jones was a recently-married
WIN’s 2023 Hall of Fame honoree Robie Suggs discusses what drives her to help provide pathways to homeownership and financial equity for everyone in our community. WIN will recognize Suggs, along with Mercy Health and Cincinnati's First Ladies for Health, at the November 16 celebration at the Hyatt. Robie Suggs, CEO