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HBADE Celebrates National Home Ownership Month!

Home Builders Association of Delaware celebrated National Homeownership Month by attending a Framing Frenzy on Legislative Mall.  Americorps Volunteers framed out walls for the Nazario Family who will be putting in sweat equity to help build their new home in Dover, with the help from Central Delaware Habitat For Humanity.

Governor John Carney gave a proclamation speech to all the workers and presented the proclamation to Dan Simpson of Central Delaware Habitat for Humanity

To see the video of Governor Carney’s Speech Click Here

Even though the temperatures were soaring into the mid 90’s there were smiles on those attending the press conference about National Homeownership Month. There were many esteemed speakers from all of the partners who made this event happen, Habitat for Humanity – Central Delaware, Sussex County, and New Castle County Chapters, Delaware State Housing Authority, U.S. Department of Housing & Urban Development, Delaware Association of REALTORS, and HBADE.

Dan Simpson, Central Delaware Habitat for Humanity

Kevin Gilmore, Sussex County Habitat for Humanity

Anas Ben Addi, Director of DSHA

Maria Bynum, Field Office Director of U.S. Department of Housing & Urban Development

James C. McCulley, Home Builders Association of Delaware President

Bruce Plummer, 2017 Delaware Association of Realtors President

 

In addition to the partners of National Homeownership Month, Members of the Delaware House and Senate gave a Tribute to National Home Ownership Month.

From Left to Right: Speaker of the House Pete Schwartzkopf, Senator Brian Bushweller, President Pro Tempore – David B. McBride, Representative Harvey Kenton

To close the press conference on National Homeownership Month the Nazario Family gave a speech in both Spanish and English to show their gratitude for the support in building their new home.

To view all photographs taken during the event please click here.

About HBA of Delaware

HBA/DE has been an integral part of the growth and economic development of the State of Delaware since 1947. HBA/DE was founded as a non-profit state affiliate of the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) representing home builders and other businesses directly related to Delaware's Home Building Industry. Consisting of Builders, Remodelers and a group of diversified associate members, the Home Builders Association of Delaware strives to protect and preserve housing as a symbol of America. www.hbade.org

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