Christina Patterson and her two boys were living in a shelter just a few years ago. Through Christina’s incredible courage and determination, and with support from Acts Housing, she closed on her first home in September 2019. She first heard about Acts Housing’s programs through the City of Beloit’s Housing Authority, which provides programming and […]
Purchasing a home is a dream come true for Phoebe, her husband Allen and their family. She rented her home for 15 years before, due to circumstances out of her control, the home went into foreclosure. The city offered her the chance to purchase the home, and referred her to Acts Housing to get prepared […]
Esperanza is a mother of three children aged 14, 13, and 5. She is also mother to Chapo and Knighty, her teacup Yorkie and kitten. So it is no wonder that, while renovating her new south side home, Esperanza had to work to keep children and animals clear of the construction zone. “Debris is flying […]
Brandy Cotton, 36, describes her ideal home as having four bedrooms, a nice yard, and a driveway. She currently rents, but is closer to purchase by going through ACTS’ Homebuyer Counseling and working closely with her counselor Leslie Buck.
Upon meeting Horacio, it’s evident he’s proud of his home. He frequently displays the home’s progress on his Snapchat.
Johnnie Ashley couldn’t believe her ears when she was told she was done paying off her home rehab loan.
2018 ACTS Housing Homeowner of the Year Recipient James Reynolds received one of our first-ever Homeowner of the Year awards at our Longest Neighborhood Table event on Aug. 2. Read more about him below! Although James was renting, he took care of the home on 9th and Nash as if he owned it. He purchased […]
Angel, 37, was the first Acts homebuyer to receive a microloan amount higher than $25,000 for his home rehab project.
Rebecca Johnson says she hasn’t always had the best luck. She would enter drawings for raffle prizes and would come away with no prizes. “I don’t win stuff,” she said. Her luck changed since she began her homeownership journey with ACTS Housing. She won T-shirts. She won another competition. She also found the home of […]