We are so grateful to be working with Bank of America this year through their Basic Human Services partnership!
Men and women in Sarasota continue to struggle to provide basic necessities for their families. According to the 2013 Annual Social and Economic Supplement by the US Census Bureau, over 46 million people and more than 20% of children under 18 live in poverty. Many are hard-working Americans who have experienced loss of income and face the challenge of choosing between providing foods for their families or paying their utility bills.
The poverty line for a family of 4 with 2 children was $23,624 in 2013. LOCALLY, that is 12% of Sarasota County families.
Helping individuals meet immediate housing needs and access case management in the long term is essential to our community’s growth and success. That’s why we’re proud to partner with Bank of America to provide opportunities for success to individuals and families in our community.
These grants will help individuals and families access much needed services and programs that address immediate issues like emergency, transitional, and permanent supportive housing, wrap around services and substance abuse treatment while helping them prepare for a more financially stable future.
As we look to provide for our community, Bank of America’s investment in our organization will enable us to continue performing our vital work and strengthen Sarasota County.
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Please note, submitting an application for an NSP Affordable Rental does not guarantee housing. Units do not become available very often, so Harvest House will hold your application for 6 months in case a unit becomes available. The NSP program has strict gross income limits that are determined by HUD. Please see the chart below to ensure that your household meets the income requirements. Questions? Please contact email@example.com.
Submitting an application does not guarantee housing. Our goal is to serve as many families as possible, but due to limitations, we select those with the highest acuity of need first. We hold applications for 6 months in case an opening fits the needs of each applicant over that time period.
Home Again is a housing program that helps families prepare for long-term housing stability. The best fit for the program is families that have many challenges to housing, but are willing to engage with the program to improve their housing situation. Families must be willing to set goals, meet regularly with a case manager, attend life skills classes, and participate in individual housing stability plans.