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Urban League receives national award Mutual of America Community Partnership Award Luncheon for helping low income families become first time homeowners and build financial stability. 

Where: Edgewater Hotel, 1001 Wisconsin Place

When: Thursday, April 5

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Crystal Mar utilized the Urban League of Greater Pittsburgh’s Homeownership program and achieved her dream of homeownership! Crystal and her family worked tirelessly over the years, and her hard work, patience and sacrifices paid off as she closed on her home 5 years later. Congratulations to Crystal Mar for pursuing her goal, as she became the first homebuyer in her family!

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Houston Resident Buys 1st Home with Urban League’s Help

Thanks to the Urban League’s youth and adult programs, Michael P. was able to purchase his first home in the community in which he grew up.

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Mortgage Payment Cut by a Third- Thanks to the Urban League in Seattle!

Thanks to the Urban League of Metropolitan Seattle, the Johnson family was able to save their family home and pay $510.73 less per month.

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The Urban League of Palm Beach County Helped Reduce my Mortgage by $350/month!

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The Buffalo Urban League helped us get $3,000 to buy a home!

After Jeffrey and Retha Jones got married, the first thing they wanted was a home they could call their own. After renting apartments for years, buying a house was a milestone they wanted to reach together. Jeffrey and Retha couldn't wait to renovate bedrooms for their two children and paint the walls any color they wanted to.

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Urban League receives national award Mutual of America Community Partnership Award Luncheon for helping low income families become first time homeowners and build financial stability. 

Where: Edgewater Hotel, 1001 Wisconsin Place

When: Thursday, April 5

The Chief Executive Officer and other representatives of the Mutual of America Foundation - based in New York City - visited Madison to present the Urban League of Greater Madison and its multiple community partners with a Community Partnership Award.

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Ms. Maribel Lazcano had been living happily as a proud homeowner until a car accident put it all in danger. She’d been working at the Houston Marriott North hotel as a server for 5 years, but after the unexpected accident her working hours had to be reduced. The reduced income put her home at risk of being foreclosed upon, until she visited the Houston Area Urban League!

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Philadelphia Woman Buys 1st Home Thanks to the Urban League

Sharon Gilliam-Davis came to the Urban League wanting to buy a home but not knowing how. However, she was open to the process and began working with our UL of Philadelphia’s housing counselor right away.

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