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Habitat taking Vail Valley housing applications

Vail Daily staff report
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Vail, CO Colorado

VAIL, Colorado ” Habitat for Humanity, which helps Vail Valley, Colorado families in need build and buy their own homes, is taking applications in Eagle County until June 1.

There will be public meeting on May 21 at the Avon Library. The meeting will be in English from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. and in Spanish from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Applications will given out at the meeting.

Those interested in getting an application before the meeting can stop by the Habitat office in Eagle-Vail, call 970-748-6718 to have one mailed or download one from http://www.habitateaglelake.org.

Habitat for Humanity selects families based on three criteria: degree of need, ability to pay and willingness to partner.

“Truly it is more than a home we built,” said Habitat homeowner Liz Fessenden. “Habitat instilled character to believe in myself, courage to face college and passion to make a difference.”

By the end of 2009, Habitat will have completed 29 homes in Eagle and Lake counties, and housed 40 adults and more than 90 children.

For more information about the family selection process, please contact Emily at the Habitat for Humanity of Eagle and Lake Counties at 970-748-6718.