Great family success stories.

Temeka

Temeka is a model tenant and pays her rent on-time each month for the one-bedroom duplex. She lives in one of the few rental properties that she could comfortably afford in the Knoxville area. But despite her exceptional payment history and full-time job, she lives in conditions that are far less than safe. Her last…

Diane

Diane is an inspirational woman who embodies strength and love. While going through medical challenges that would require three different brain surgeries, she opened both her home and her heart to her aging mother, who needed care, and her son’s best friend after he recently lost his own mother and needed a place to live.…

Ray

Ray has worked hard his entire life to get to where he is now. His family struggled financially his whole childhood and could never “get ahead” no matter how hard they tried. He grew up in a one-bedroom rental (that had a lot of maintenance issues and poor insulation) with his parents and brother. Even…

Norma

Even a mask cannot hide Norma’s joy when thinking about how she is building and purchasing a safe and affordable home. Her eyes light up as she talks about her new home and how it will change the lives of her husband and children. Norma, along with her husband Samuel and their three children Samuel…

Patty and her family

Patty, her daughter, Jasmine and grandson, Amir (2) are taking a huge step towards a safe and stable future. They will soon achieve the strength and independence that comes with affordable homeownership. Over the past 29 years, Patty has worked as a cosmetologist. She has even worked at the same salon for 16 years. Despite…

Teresa

Teresa is a grandmother that loves spending time and making memories with her family. In fact, she cares for five of her eight grandchildren every weekend. And soon, she will build and purchase a safe and permanent home where she’ll find stability, save money and experience more joy, peace and happiness. And her grandchildren will…