An Innovative Approach to Building Community in North Belmont
FUMCB will be partnering with Habitat for Humanity, other businesses and houses of worship to help with the new project in north Belmont. Dixon Village is a neighborhood that will provide homes for Habitat families and entry-level market-rate buyers in a community that is an innovative approach to providing affordable housing. Dixon Village is designed to encourage interaction in a diverse, closely-knit community, creating what research shows are economic, social, and educational benefits for our entire region.
Located in North Belmont, Dixon Village is a 7.5-acre development that will contain 28 single-family homes. About a third of these homes will be for Habitat homeowners, making it one of the few developments in the nation that is setting a new precedent for mixed-income living.
The remaining homes in this neighborhood will be for market-rate homebuyers, providing an increasingly rare opportunity for aspiring homebuyers to purchase a home at an entry-level price range where there currently is low inventory in our area.
Our first initiative to support this endeavor will be to use our annual Father’s Day’s collection to support the Dixon Village project. We will be collecting donations for Habitat for Humanity by honoring or memorializing those special men in our lives. An avid supporter of Habitat for Humanity has offered a personal gift of matching incoming donations, dollar for dollar, if received by June 30th. If you would like to take advantage of this matching grant AND participate in the Father’s Day offering Click HERE for the necessary form to fill out. Donations and forms are due by June 13th to be included in the Father’s Day bulletin insert..