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YNDC Occupies Four Formerly Vacant Homes with New Homeowners


Thursday, January 30, 2014

On Friday, November 22nd, Nyotta Clarke, a security guard at Huntington Bank and student, purchased a formerly vacant home on Glenwood Avenue through YNDC’s community Loan Fund that received over $21,000 in repairs through the 2nd mortgage repair component of the program and the Mahoning County Lead and Healthy Homes Program. The beautiful 4-bedroom, 2-bathroom home, featuring a two-car garage, new carpet throughout, and first-floor laundry, is now occupied by Ms. Clarke, her son, and her fiance. Ms. Clarke also received $1500 in down-payment assistance from Catholic Charities Regional Agency.

On Friday, November 22nd, Edward Fields also purchased a formerly vacant home on Winona Drive through YNDC’s community Loan Fund that received over $21,000 in repairs through the 2nd mortgage repair component of the program and the Mahoning County Lead and Healthy Homes Program. The home had already seen a great deal of improvement completed by Dominion volunteers. The beautiful brick 2-bedroom, 1-bathroom home, featuring a large kitchen, lots of living space, and new carpet throughout, is now occupied by Mr. Fields, his girlfriend, and their two children. Mr. Fields also received $1500 in down-payment assistance from Catholic Charities Regional Agency.

YNDC also sold two additional moderately-rehabilitated, formerly-vacant homes in January to owner-occupants.