Do you believe America's road to recovery begins in our local neighborhoods? These stories are about people and organizations working hard to preserve and revitalize communities. We're proud to support their efforts and do our part by investing in impactful, local and national programs that help to provide affordable housing, offer neighborhood residents home retention and foreclosure counseling, and promote neighborhood stabilization across the country.
Jul 26, 2013
The men and women who serve our country are very mobile; on average, they relocate for a new assignment once every two or three years… learn More about Creating better temporary housing for soldiers and their families
Jul 11, 2013
As part of a three-year pledge to donate up to 1,000 properties to military vets, Semisi “T” Tokailagi, a wounded veteran who was awarded the Purple Heart, and his wife Miriama, were given a new home in the Bronx… learn More about Purple Heart, new home: A home in the Bronx is donated to a wounded vet
Bank of America’s community revitalization programs help rebuild communities and provide opportunities for homeownership
Bank of America is building on its established framework of community revitalization initiatives to support its long-standing focus on creating and preserving strong, vibrant neighborhoods. In 2012, the company expanded its property donation program, and to-date, the bank has donated more than 3,000 properties to more than 300 non-profit organizations, landbanks and municipalities in 47 states. In addition to donations, the Bank provided $22 million in grants to housing nonprofits, and established formal partnerships with several communities to develop strategies that will help provide housing solutions for families in need. Working closely with cities and nonprofit organizations, these programs are designed to help communities impacted by foreclosure and property abandonment by repurposing unused properties to benefit entire communities… learn More about Bank of America’s community revitalization programs help rebuild communities and provide opportunities for homeownership
Dec 20, 2012
Bank of America has donated six properties to Southern Crescent Habitat for Humanity to help create affordable housing for low-income families in south metropolitan Atlanta. Three of the properties are part of the bank’s national partnership with Habitat, through which up to 2,000 properties will be donated for renovation and reconstruction over the next three years… learn More about Working with Habitat for Humanity to create affordable housing in Georgia
Nov 02, 2012
Bank of America recently partnered with Operation Homefront to surprise three combat veterans and their families with new homes. The donations are part of the bank’s recently announced commitment to provide 1,000 properties nationwide to nonprofit organizations serving the needs of injured veterans and first responders. The commitment reflects the bank’s efforts to help revitalize communities and support the housing needs of those who have served and sacrificed for our nation, and those serve our communities… learn More about Home donations surprise three combat-wounded veterans of Afghanistan and Iraq
*Bank of America provided more than $1.6 billion to help create more than 12,000 affordable housing units for individuals with special needs, families, seniors and veterans in 2011.