Because of This House is a podcast brought to you by Rockford Area Habitat for Humanity. On the show, we explore and learn about the realities of housing in Rockford. We hear the stories of Rockford Area Habitat for Humanity homeowners, volunteers, and staff. We invite local experts to educate us on the many ways that housing impacts individual lives and entire communities. And ultimately, we invite you to engage in the work of affordable, fair, and equitable housing. Thank you for listening!

Episode 16 – Critical Home Repair with Sarah Brinkmann Because of This House

In 2021, with the generous funding from organizations and municipalities, we were able to launch a Critical Home Repair Program. It's designed to assist homeowners in Winnebago County with repairs that would enable and empower them to continue living in their homes long-term. In this episode, we talk to Sarah Brinkmann with the City of Rockford about the critical need for this program.
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