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Affordable Housing & Family Life

Affordable Housing and Family Life

 

Affordable Housing and Family Life Sustainable, affordable housing and strong family life is the foundation for a healthy community. Who needsaffordable housing? Families? Those who pay more than 30 percent of their income for housing are considered cost burdened and may have difficulty affording necessities such as food, clothing, transportation and medical care. Mission Insites reports that the employment status of the East Toledo population in 2018 showed 40% of 16 years and older not in the labor force and 11% in the labor force but unemployed. The poverty is significantly higher in comparison the state “A family with one full-time worker earning the minimum wage cannot afford the local fair-market rent for a two-bedroom apartment anywhere in the United States.” hud.gov

The Resurrection Project. To begin spring of 2020, VOHM Seeks to raise  $50,000 in seed capital for community housing reinvestments in East Toledo. The Resurrection Project will invest in affordable housing solutions for the residents of East Toledo and offer a wide range of programs and services to help create and strengthen a healthy community, including education, health, safety, financial wellness programs. Our goal is to improve the quality of life for all residents of the East Side of Toledo by working together on a variety of social issues through VOHM programming and the collaboration with like-minded partners.

Our mission is to help raise quality of life

  • Free Store of Hope provides gently used clothing and some household items to individuals and families. The mission of the Free Store of Hope is to share God’s loving gifts with all by providing basic needs in a caring, compassionate environment of unconditional acceptance and dignity, we call it radical hospitality.