Single Mother Provides a New Life for Her Children

As a child, Katie Jacobs* never forgot her father’s promise. “No matter how old you get, I bought this house so you have a safe, secure place to come to,” he said. Now, 30 years later, single mother Jacobs is providing that same promise to her two children, Justin*, age 13 and Harry*, 18. The [...]

By | August 4th, 2015|0 Comments

Happily Ever After in South Florida

Ten years ago you would have found Yumi Sul living in a small, crowded apartment in New York City. She was young, single and having fun in the big apple. But big city living came to abrupt end when she met Arthur over a game of Texas Hold’em on Facebook. “We kept in touch for a year [...]

By | July 30th, 2015|0 Comments

Getting Excited About Homeownership

“The CLT Model was introduced to me during a homebuyer meeting. The concept and affordability fueled my desire to own my very first home. I closed on my CLT home in January 2015, after paying off my debt and saving enough for a down payment and closing costs. Now I’m paying 60% of what I [...]

By | January 26th, 2015|0 Comments

A New Chance for a South Florida Renter

Barbara has lived in her current apartment for the better part of a decade. She moved in long before South Florida CLT purchased the property when it went into foreclosure and the residents were threatened with displacement. Barbara lives with 3 types of degenerative bone diseases and lives on a fixed income so safe and [...]

By | January 18th, 2014|0 Comments

The First SFCLT Homeowners

Like so many families, Susan and Luke found themselves in a financial predicament they never envisioned: their child became very ill, medical bills mounted, and they eventually lost a property they owned in Northern Florida. Despite obstacles though, Susan and Luke never gave up on their dream of homeownership. They knew they had to get back [...]

By | October 30th, 2013|0 Comments

A Dangerous Situation Left Behind

They had just put their children to sleep when shots rang out. The house they were renting in the only neighborhood they could afford to live had been riddled with bullets. Their 15-year-old daughter had been shot in her bed while she was sleeping. While this had been a case of mistaken identity, in an [...]

By | April 30th, 2012|0 Comments