Posts Tagged ‘Jimmy Carter’

Jackson-area Habitat awarded $20,000 for its work in bringing back neighborhoods

by Lisa Monti Published: January 17,2014

Tags: Business, charity, Habitat for Humanity, Jimmy Carter, Mississippi, NON PROFIT

Habitat for Humanity Mississippi Capital Area and local law enforcement leaders were recently recognized with a national award for improving the safety and vitality of neighborhoods in the Metro Jackson area. Habitat and its partners were selected from more than 540 applicants for a $20,000 MetLife Foundation Award. They were honored for demonstrating that blighted […] [...]

Habitat, other housing non-profits gain freedom from mortgage origination rules

A state law signed in late May relieves Mississippi’s Habitat for Humanity chapters of requirements that each chapter have a person certified to originate mortgages. That provision of the state’s version of the federal Secure and Fair Enforcement Mortgage Licensing Act, or SAFE, mandated that any organization or individual originating more than five mortgages a […] [...]

Trey Jones helping to carry on tradition created by Jimmy Carter

by Clay Chandler Published: June 3,2012

Tags: economic development, Habitat for Humanity, housing, Jimmy Carter, poverty, Trey Jones, urban blight

Paul “Trey” Jones is the executive director of the Mississippi Association of Habitat for Humanity Affiliates, a position he has held since June 2011. His past nonprofit work includes a stint as president and CEO of the Make-A-Wish Foundation of Mississippi. He’s also a past board member of the Mississippi Center for Nonprofits and the […] [...]

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