HARTFORD, Conn., December 16, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Navigate Affordable Housing Partners Board Makes Donation $125,000 to United Way of Central and Northeastern Connecticut for rent and housing assistance. This donation will help at-risk families stay in their homes as the CDC’s eviction ban expires on December 31, 2020.
“We believe that quality housing is a basic human right,” said council chairman Spencer Ragland“But COVID-19 has left many people unable to pay their rent. Hundreds of thousands of Connecticut families risk being evicted. We hope this will help people stay at home. »
The contribution is part of Navigate Gives Back, an initiative focused on charitable funding and volunteerism that empowers the communities that Navigate serves.
“We are grateful to Navigate Affordable Housing Partners for sharing our belief that safe and stable housing is essential for adults and families to recover from the health and economic effects of COVID-19,” said Paula S. GilbertoPresident and CEO of United Way of Central and Northeastern Connecticut. “Housing and rent assistance will help prevent evictions, create stability for children and free up family income for other essential household needs, such as food.”
The Census Bureau reports nearly 211,000 Connecticut households are currently in arrears with rent or mortgage payments.
“Navigate believes donating to United Way will help relieve some of the financial pressures that so many people are facing right now,” Ragland said.
Navigate will donate the gift to Centraide Wednesday, December 16at noon.
Navigate Affordable Housing Partners is a non-profit organization based in Birmingham, Alabama, working to improve all aspects of the housing industry, ensure families have access to quality livable housing choices, and empower individuals and communities. Navigate does this as a provider of affordable housing, as a regulatory partner within the industry, and by helping to revitalize communities. Navigate’s core values - Service, Respect, Transparency, Quality and Innovation – define who we are, what we do and how we work. For more information, visit www.navigatehousing.com
United Way of Central and Northeastern Connecticut brings together the right people, resources and organizations to meet immediate needs and find long-term solutions to difficult problems. United Way does this by investing in programs and services, leading community change initiatives, and mobilizing resources and volunteers to ensure children succeed in school; people get jobs and are financially secure; people are healthy; and, basic needs are met during difficult times. For more information, visit www.unitedwayinc.org.
SOURCE Navigate Affordable Housing