Monday, October 18, 2010

Families welcomed to Habitat for Humanity homes

Tennessean October 18, 2010 DAVIDSON COUNTY The first six families of Park Preserve, a community that is being built on 220 acres by Nashville Area Habitat for Humanity, were welcomed to their new homes with a ceremony at each house Sunday. The six homes in the new community are off of Ewing Drive, between Brick Church Pike and Dickerson Pike. The families include a Nashville native, Burundi immigrants and a mother of two who works at a medical clinic, Habitat said in a statement. Nashville Area Habitat purchased the 220 acres for $2.2 million two years ago. The habitat homeowners pay mortgages based on appraised values of $126,000 to $147,000. The homeowners are required to take classes on homeownership. The delinquency rate for Nashville Area Habitat is around1 percent. For more information, call 254-HOME (4663) or visit — CHRIS ECHEGARAY

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