“People are sometimes not just desperate for home ownership; they’re just desperate for affordability.”
Casey started her first nonprofit job 12 years ago—and has been at Habitat for Humanity ever since. She oversees the program that manages financial education for future homeowners and provides support once applicants become homeowners. The biggest barriers her clients face is the cost of housing. She says since starting this job and having her own daughters, she more and more understands her clients’ desire for a safe, comfortable place to raise their children. “What I work for in my personal life to try to give my children—I’m also at work doing to help other people give to their children.”

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