Ramp Up! Eaton Corporation

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   Samuel is 68 years old and lives in Candler in a mobile home. He had a hip replacement and is currently being treated for throat cancer, which requires him to have a feeding tube. After several falls in his … Read More

Isaiah Rice Photo Exhibition May 24

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You’re invited to attend the photo exhibition of Isiah Rice at the Eagle Street Market Place Community Gallery on Friday, May 24th from 5:30-8: 30 pm at 19 Eagle Street in Asheville. Rice’s photos provide vivid images of life in … Read More

MHO Wins Funding for 95 Apartments in Swannanoa

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East Haven Apartments, 95 apartments planned by Mountain Housing Opportunities (MHO), was awarded federal housing tax credits on Thursday, August 10 by the North Carolina Housing Finance Agency (NCHFA). The tax credits will generate almost $8 million in private investment … Read More

Toni Morgan’s Journey – Part 2

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MHO makes it possible for you to live in a home and maintain where it is that you are living. The repairs with my home were an outstanding journey. I met Lee DeVico and he came in an assessed the … Read More

Meet Frank Walters – Our MHO Resident Spotlight

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Frank Walters’ life changed completely after the 9/11 attack on the World Trade Center.  The ripple effect from the terror attack devastated the international shipping business. Frank lost his successful import/export business of 25 years in Jacksonville, Florida. Frank’s life took a … Read More

Mountain Causes: Building a Home With MHO

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by Beth Walton, bwalton@citizen-times.com, Asheville Citizen Times Families and individuals in the Self-Help Homeownership Program work cooperatively for up to 10 months to build their neighborhood together. With the guidance of a MHO construction supervisor, they frame their homes, put in the floors … Read More

Meet Katrin Metz – Our MHO Resident Spotlight

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My adopted hometown of Asheville, NC, is physically beautiful, politically progressive, and socially aware. It’s a rare occasion that I don’t bump into friends and acquaintances several times a day at work, the grocery store, jogging in the park, or … Read More

Storytelling in Asheville, North Carolina

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I recently traveled to Asheville to interview a family who had purchased a home through a Next Step member and I was reminded of how much I love the Appalachian Mountains. I might even admit that the Blue Ridge Mountains … Read More

MHO Celebrates 22nd Annual Ramp Festival

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  For the past 22 years, Mountain Housing Opportunities and volunteers from the community have spent several weekends in late spring building wheelchair ramps for low income people in Asheville and Buncombe County. This year’s Ramp Festival was held on May … Read More

Hi-Wire Brewing MHO Community Night

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EVENT: Thursday, November 5th TIME: 4 – 11pm  Come out to Hi-Wire Brewing’s South Slope Specialty Brewery (two locations) on Thursday, November 5th, to support MHO. Fifteen percent of bar sales from 4:00-11:00 will be donated to help support the programs and … Read More