Public invited to April 9 informational meeting on Habitat for Humanity project

DEARBORN – An informational meeting April 9 will allow Dearborn residents to learn about a project that will help revitalize several Dearborn neighborhoods through the construction and sale of new homes.

The meeting will be at 7 p.m. at the Esper Branch Library, 12929 W. Warren Avenue.

The city, Habitat for Humanity Detroit, Wayne County and Arab Community Center for Economic and Social Services have partnered to build 12 new homes to sell in Dearborn.

Preference for sale of the homes will be given to working families that include veterans and victims of domestic abuse, and who live in Wayne County.

Construction on the first of six homes is expected to begin the week of April 16 on Neckel between Gould and Diversey.

Volunteers, families and sponsors will join Habitat for Humanity staff to build the homes from 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays.

Residents near the construction sites, as well as any interested community members, are invited to attend the informational meeting.

Attendees will be learn about Habitat for Humanity’s mission, as well as the process, timeline and goals of the project.

Information also will be available on applying to volunteer, or to become a Habitat for Humanity homeowner.

Questions on the meeting or the project can be directed to Habitat for Humanity Detroit at 313-521-6691, Ext 503.