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Resident Success Stories

Zolan Collier, former FSS participant and Levy Place resident.  She graduated from a massage therapist program and purchased a home in July 2011.

Kechelle Williams, former FSS participant purchased a home April 2011.

Marquitha Smith, former FSS participated graduated from the  LPN TN Technology program. She is employed as a LPN and is working towards becoming a RN. She purchased a home March 2011.

Tiffany Henderson, former FSS participant purchased a home in June 2011.

Shakila Brown, former FSS participant and Levy Place resident. She also participated in the Job Connections program. She is employed at Citizens Bank and purchased a home in August 2011.

Denise Arnell, former FSS participant and Levy Place resident. She purchased a home in October 2011.

Victor Boyd, FSS participant graduated from the TN Technology LPN Program August 2011. He is the first single father to complete the program.

Shawnte Boleyjack, graduated from the TN Technology Program in December 2010. She is employed as an LPN.

Keithia Starks, FSS participant is pursuing a Master's in Education.

Stella Johnson, FSS participant and Parkway Terrace resident. She is employed as a manager at Advance Financial and is a student a Fisk university. She is scheduled to close on her home in November

2011. She is one of the individuals selected by Habitat for Humanity to purchase a home in Antioch, TN. Her dedication ceremony was November 6, 2011.

During 2010, two other FSS participant became homeowners.  Ronquesa Evans and Bernita Terrell achieved their home ownership dream.

The FSS program has been successful empowering and assisting residents to become self-sufficient. The program helps residents move toward self-sufficiency in a number of ways, including job training and financial fitness. Through the program, residents who succeed in increasing their income can have the additional funds they are required to pay in rent placed into an escrow account that can be used to further their education or purchase a home. To date, there has been over $41,000 disbursed for homeownership. There were additional funds of over $ 19,000 disbursed to FSS graduates.