Southfield Neighborhood Revitalization Initiative Workshop

The Neighborhood Revitalization Initiative (NRI), in partnership with the Southfield Non-Profit Housing Corporation, Habitat for Humanity of Oakland County and the City of Southfield, will host Rebuild, Renew, Revitalize: Preserving our Community through Homeownership on Saturday, June 24 from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. in the Southfield Parks & Recreation Building, 26000 Evergreen Road.

This free workshop will give participants information on a variety of topics, including: improving their credit score, preparing a budget, understanding different mortgage options, and the home buying process. A limited number of free credit reports will be provided to participants on a first come, first served basis. The event will also provide information on the homes currently offered for sale through the Southfield Neighborhood Revitalization Initiative, LLC, in conjunction with Habitat for Humanity Oakland County. Bus tours will be provided at10 a.m. and 1 p.m. to visit some of the homes currently under renovation through the initiative.  The workshop is free and open to the public and will include lunch and prize drawings.

The Southfield Neighborhood Revitalization Initiative (NRI) is a partnership between the Southfield Nonprofit Housing Corporation, Habitat for Humanity Oakland County and the city of Southfield. The aim of the initiative is to renew Southfield neighborhoods house by house in an effort to improve and maintain property values for all Southfield residents.

To attend, please RSVP by June 21 to Southfield Community Relations at (248) 796-5130 or e-mail lcarr@cityofsouthfield.com.