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$600,000 Affordable Housing Grant Awarded to Habitat Berks

$600,000 Affordable Housing Grant Awarded to Habitat Berks

Habitat for Humanity of Berks County has been awarded $600,000 for the Buttonwood Gateway Neighborhood, as part of $22.8 million in awarded grants under FHLBank’s Affordable Housing Program (AHP).

The 24 rental and 11 homeownership projects approved for funding will serve a wide variety of recipients, including the chronically homeless, individuals with physical and mental disabilities, military veterans and seniors.

“Through our partnership with our members, we were able to award $22.8 million in AHP grants,” said
Winthrop Watson, President and Chief Executive Officer of FHLBank Pittsburgh. “This funding will support communities throughout Delaware, Pennsylvania and West Virginia in creating affordable housing for more than 600 local families.”

Local organizations partnered with 18 member institutions to support the 35 projects receiving AHP funding. A complete list of the AHP grants awarded today can be found at