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"HOPE Enterprise," partners with national housing group

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JACKSON, MS (Mississippi News Now) -

A local community development organization now has more resources to help develop more affordable, quality homes.

Officials from the organization "HOPE Enterprise," officially became part of the national organization known as "Neighborworks." Both groups work to help create more affordable living environments and provide financial education regarding homeownership. During a press conference, "HOPE" officials received a $300,000 check from "Neighborworks." That money will be used to help "HOPE," continue to provide funding to build affordable homes, like the Jackson Housing Authority's up and coming Mid-Town housing development.

Bill Bynum, the CEO for "HOPE Enterprise" says "no one needs affordable housing and community development more than the residents in our region and we know we can't do it ourselves, so a partnership with Neighborworks will put us in position to help many many more people for years to come."

The Mid-Town development is expected to be complete by the end of August.

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