Items tagged: Habitat for Humanity

Virtual Landlord Forum

On May 4, 2021, Neighborhood Services partnered with Champaign County Regional Planning Commission (CCRPC) and Habitat for Humanity to host a virtual forum for area landlords. Presenters were CCRPC’s Community Services Director Lisa Benson, And Habitat for Humanity’s Family Services Manager Jim Mueller. Sixty-two landlords joined the meeting to learn about new rental assistance funds […]


Virtual Home Maintenance 101 Workshop

On April 22, 2021, Neighborhood Services collaborated with Habitat for Humanity to conduct a virtual Home Maintenance 101 workshop. Rehab Technician Joe Lewis presented maintenance tips for homeowners: including visual checks inside and outside the home; replacement of furnace filters; smoke and carbon monoxide detectors; and knowing the locations of main water and gas shut […]


Solar Decathlon Open House

On April 10, 2021, City staff attended the grand opening of ADAPTHAUS, located at 1202 N. Walnut. ADAPTHAUS was created by the Illinois Solar Decathlon student team for the US Department of Energy’s 2020 Solar Decathlon, which is a competition that challenges students to design and construct high-functioning, low carbon homes. ADAPTHAUS is a modular […]


Champaign Employees Give Back Through a Community Service Project

City of Champaign employees worked side by side on a Habitat for Humanity home build today as a way to give back to the community during National Public Service Recognition Week.  Approximately 20 City employees worked on the Habitat home under construction in the 900 block of West Beardsley Avenue in Champaign. “Every year as […]


City Presents Home Maintenance Workshop

On Saturday, March 30, Rehabilitation Technician Joe Lewis presented a Home Maintenance Workshop as part of The Habitat for Humanity’s Money Smart Week program. The workshop was held at the Habitat Restore, 119 E. University, Champaign. The presentation consisted of maintenance tips for homeowners, including visual checks inside and outside the home, replacement of furnace […]


Champaign Employees Give Back Through Community Service Project

City of Champaign employees worked on their team building skills and a good cause earlier today. A Habitat for Humanity home build was the culminating event in the City’s celebration of National Public Service Recognition Week. Approximately 20 City employees worked on several Habitat homes under construction in Urbana. “To celebrate Public Service Recognition Week, […]


410 E. Beardsley – Taylor Thomas Subdivision

The final lot at Taylor Thomas Subdivision was transferred to Habitat for Humanity on July 18, 2014. Permits have been submitted to the Building Safety Division for approval. Construction is slated to begin in the fall of 2014. The design of the home will be identical to the home located at 411 Taylor Thomas Lane […]