Two citizens gave extremely compelling testimony to City Council under Citizen Communications recently, outlining a program called Homes for Heroes. Rachael Harris and Dan Crider have launched the Portland Homes for Heroes program as a service to the local heroes of Portland who help hold our great city together - Peace Officers, Fire Fighters, Teachers, Military Personnel, and Health Care Workers.
Rachael and Dan explained that these workers can experience substantial savings when purchasing a home, by buying using the Homes for Heroes team of professionals. A dedicated group of Lenders, Real Estate Professionals, Home Inspectors, Movers, Home Warranty and Insurance Providers, together with a vast network of home-related service professionals, have all agreed to drastic reductions in the cost of their services in order to help our local heroes buy homes in the communities they serve.
The Homes for Heroes program is becoming wildly popular across the country, and I am excited it is now available to our Portland heroes. For more information call 503-287-1361 or visit the Portland Homes for Heroes web site. Many thanks to Rachael and Dan for taking time to come to Council on a Wednesday morning, and to Hunter Harris who helped draft this blog post.
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