KeyBank, NeighborWorks and The Fair Housing Center Collaborate to Expand Access to Home Loans for Single-family Properties Throughout Toledo

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TOLEDO, Ohio, September 2, 2021 / CSRwire / – KeyBank, NeighborWorks Toledo Region and The Fair Housing Center are working together to make single family home finance easier and more affordable for individuals and low to middle income families across the city of Toledo.

The program, which involves an investment of 3 million. To be eligible, borrowers must have an annual income of no more than 80 percent of the median land area income.

“KeyBank is excited to partner with NeighborWorks and The Fair Housing Center to invest and revitalize the communities that enrich our region by making the home and DIY dream come true,” said Jim Hoffman, President, Northwest Ohio Market, KeyBank. “By converting distressed properties into valued residential properties and creating an affordable way to buy and improve homes, we hope to help neighborhoods and people thrive.”

Loan applicants must attend a NeighborWorks homebuyer orientation session as well as one-on-one counseling sessions that include an affordability analysis. Additional credit counseling, loan repair instructions, and on-site homebuyer training are offered by the NeighborWorks Financial Opportunity Center.

“NeighborWorks sees KeyBank’s investment as a tremendous opportunity to add home purchase resources that will benefit low and middle income consumers. NeighborWorks Toledo Region is honored to play this important role in promoting home ownership in our community, ”said William Farnsel, Executive Director of NeighborWorks.

NeighborWorks underwriting standards are used to qualify loan applicants and applications are submitted to an internal loan committee made up of senior management at NeighborWorks. The Fair Housing Center will ensure that the program is inclusive and achieves its goal of building communities that create and provide opportunities for all.

“Ownership is the foundation of personal safety and strong, stable neighborhoods,” said Marie Flannery, President and CEO of The Fair Housing Center. “Unfortunately, this opportunity is too often out of reach for many in our church. Partnering with KeyBank and NeighborWorks is a critical step in expanding access to home ownership so that all of our neighborhoods are inclusive, vibrant places to live. ”

For more information, interested borrowers can contact NeighborWorks by calling 419-691-2900.

Via NeighborWorks Toledo Region

NeighborWorks America® is the nation’s leading provider of affordable housing and community development, working to provide low-income opportunities to live in affordable homes in safe, sustainable neighborhoods that are healthy places for families to grow. NeighborWorks TOLEDO REGION restores and revitalizes NeighborWorks® neighborhoods, primarily for the benefit of current and future residents, by providing services and programs that renew pride, inspire reinvestment, and restore trust and trust.

Via the Fair Housing Center

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The Fair Housing Center will be a leading visible force in the prevention, correction and elimination of discriminatory housing practices. In order to achieve our vision, the center works as a trustworthy community resource, is involved in education and public relations, advocates a non-discriminatory housing policy, mediation, research and investigation as well as enforcement measures.

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The Fair Housing Center is a non-profit civil rights organization that promotes housing choice, the creation of inclusive casual communities, and the protection and expansion of fair housing rights to support strong communities free from housing discrimination.

The work on which this publication was based was supported by a grant from the US Department of Housing and Urban Development. The content and knowledge of the work are dedicated to the public. The author and the publisher are solely responsible for the correctness of the statements and interpretations contained in this publication. Such interpretations do not necessarily reflect the views of the federal government.

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About KeyBank

KeyCorp’s roots go back almost 200 years to Albany, New York. Headquartered in Cleveland, Ohio, Key is one of the largest bank-based financial services companies in the country, with assets of approximately $ 181.1 billion as of June 30, 2021.

Key provides deposit, lending, cash management and investment services to individuals and businesses in 15 states under the KeyBank National Association name through a network of more than 1,000 branches and approximately 1,300 ATMs. Key also provides a wide range of advanced corporate and investment banking products, including merger and acquisition advice, public and private debt and equity, syndications and derivatives, to medium-sized companies in select industries in the United States under the KeyBanc Capital Markets brand. Further information can be found at https://www.key.com/. KeyBank is a member of the FDIC.

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KeyCorp’s roots go back 190 years to Albany, New York. Headquartered in Cleveland, Ohio, Key is one of the largest bank-based financial services companies in the country, with assets of approximately $ 176.2 billion as of March 31, 2021. Deposit, credit, cash management and investment services to states under the KeyBank National Association name through a network of approximately 1,100 branches and more than 1,400 ATMs. Key also provides a wide range of advanced corporate and investment banking products, including merger and acquisition advice, public and private debt and equity, syndications and derivatives, to medium-sized companies in select industries in the United States under the KeyBanc Capital Markets brand. Further information can be found at https://www.key.com/. KeyBank is a member of the FDIC.

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