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 2: A Discussion of Home and Family with Janessa – Because of This House
Our guest for this episode is Janessa, a Habitat for Humanity homeowner. Janessa and her family have owned their home for five years, and their extended family has been connected to Rockford Area Habitat for Humanity for a long time– you'll hear more about that in the episode. Throughout this conversation, Janessa shares her story, as well as how her home played an important role in bringing her family closer together.