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Homeowner Support & Mentoring

The Session

Providing homeowner support is at the heart of our mission. Members of the Homeowner Support Committee are also Advocates. Advocates are the liaison between the home buyer and the Habitat affiliate. Advocates are partnered with home buyers once they are approved into the homeownership program. They have unique responsibilities working with and supporting families through “sweat equity”, homeowner education classes, budgeting, homeownership preparedness, the closing process and resources for up to one year after the closing.

Presenter

Michelle Heeler, HFH Green Bay

Michelle Heeler has been Family Services Director at Greater Green Bay Habitat for Humnaity for 6 years. She has a Bachelors and Masters Degree from the University of Wisconsin-Stout in Human Development and Family Studies. Her passion has always been working with families in some way. Michelle has many roles at Habitat, but helping families achieve their dream of homeownership is her most rewarding experience!