Habitat for Humanity is known for building homes for needy people, but a new program in Tuscaloosa, Ala. will focus on veterans with dilapidated houses and no money to fix them up. Habitat for Humanity has teamed up with Federal Home Loan Bank and is inviting veterans to apply for up to $15,000 in assistance. Meredith Armstrong of Alabama’s 13 spoke to Rosalyn Boston, the widow of an Army veteran who has been unable to repair her home since it was damaged by a tornado hit the area in April of 2011. Boston said, “I just want my floors done, you know my bathroom done right, and the water to stop going up under my house so that I can live like I want to live.” And with help from Habitat for Humanity, she and other veterans and their families should be able to live comfortably in their homes for years to come.
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