Founded: 2006
Chair: Wendy McCormick
Goal: Safe and affordable housing for all Hancock County residents

Quick Facts:

  • 2,300 Households in Hancock County are at or below low income (<$34,700/year)

  • Average three bedroom rental is $700 ($12/hour = $600 Affordability)

  • Housing deficit of 2,500 units for person making below $35,000/year

  • Migration pattern: 25,000 people come into Hancock County only for work

  • 13,000 people living in Hancock County work outside the community

How We Work:

  • Immediate 24/7 access to shelter

  • Case Management services

  • Referral to housing assistance available

  • Referral to mental health/substance abuse evaluation if needed

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