Local Trust Awards $2.7 Million to Local Housing Programs, Projects


July 20, 2022

Navigate Affordable Housing Partners, on behalf of the Housing Affordability Trust (HAT), today announced $2.7 million in donations to 17 Birminghambased organizations. HAT’s mission is to fund Affordable Housing-related projects and programs.

“We’re excited because this year’s recipients help local people from all walks of life,”

says Navigate Affordable Housing Partners CEO Lisa McCarroll. “They help children,

veterans, foster children, at-risk youth, first-time homeowners, elderly and disabled

adults. We are happy to play our part in the great work these agencies do.”

The Trust is the result of a joint venture between Navigate Affordable Housing Partners

and the Jefferson County Housing Authority. Navigate has been acting as HUD’s Section

8 Performance-Based Contract Administrator in four states, including Alabama. The

Trust uses profits from this contract to support various affordable housing projects and

programs. The Trust awarded the following organizations for 2019:

• AIDS Alabama, Inc.: The Way Station emergency shelter for at-risk youth

• Build UP-Ensley: Early college workforce development

• Collat Jewish Family Services (CJFS): Comprehensive Care Management

• East Lake Initiative: Thrive Together Jefferson County – Housing Support

• Girls Inc. of Central Alabama: Helping Girls Succeed in School and Beyond

• Habitat for Humanity: Lisa Gardens Development

• Heart Gallery: Foster Care Recruitment Program

• Hispanic Interest Coalition: Community economic development assistance

• Housing Authority of the Birmingham District: Villas at Titusville Early Childhood

Development Program

• JCHA Housing and Development: Senior Citizen Bus

• Jefferson County Housing Authority: Continuum of Care – One Roof Fees

• Jefferson County Housing Authority: Boys & Girls Clubs of Brookside and

Warrior

• Salvation Army: Transitional Housing Program

• The WellHouse: Transitional Living Apartments

• Titusville Development Corporation: Senior Duplex Renovation

• Titusville Development Corporation: Revitalization/Stabilization Program for

Single Family Homes

• Titusville Development Corporation: Preservation Project

• United Way of Central Alabama: Housing Stability for Veterans

• United Way of Central Alabama: Meals on Wheels new operations center

• United Way of Central Alabama: Meals on Wheels Home Repair Program

• Woodlawn Foundation: 59th Place Housing Rehabilitation Program

• YWCA Central Alabama: Shelter Maintenance, Workforce Development

Programming and Housing Technical Assistance and Technology

The Trust donated $1.3 million in 2018 and nearly $6 million in 2017.

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