Navigate donates $125,000 for rental and mortgage assistance in Alabama

BIRMINGHAM, Alabama., December 16, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Navigate Affordable Housing Partners Board Makes Donation $125,000 at the Salvation Army Greater Birmingham 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. Thousands of Alabama families risk being evicted. We hope this will help people stay home. »

The contribution is part of Navigate Gives Back, an initiative focused on charitable funding and volunteerism that empowers the communities that Navigate serves.

“The Salvation Army is extremely blessed by the generosity of Navigate Affordable Housing,” said Major Charles Powell, Area Commander, Greater Birmingham Salvation Army. “This donation will allow us to provide much needed relief to those affected by COVID. We thank God that donations like this allow The Salvation Army to continue to bring help and hope to those in need in our community.

The Census Bureau reports more than 300,000 Alabama households are currently in arrears with rent or mortgage payments.

“Navigate believes the donation to The Salvation Army will help relieve some of the financial pressures that so many people are facing right now,” Ragland said.

The gift will be given to Major Powell at the Center of Hope, Wednesday, December 16, 2020at 1:30 p.m. CST. The Hope Center is located at 2015 26th Avenue North at birmingham.

ABOUT NAVIGATING
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

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