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KPCW - January 18, 2023

Summit, Wasatch counties housing help from Habitat for Humanity

Executive Director of Habitat for Humanity of Summit and Wasatch Counties, Utah Shellie Barrus shares how to apply for the homeownership program and who is eligible.

The application deadline is Jan. 31, 2023.

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The Park Record - December 20, 2022

Park City Council approves affordable housing

The Park City Council has given the green light to a development next to Utah Film Studios at Quinn’s Junction that will have 185 rental units of workforce housing and 100 market rate residential units.

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The Park Record - November 13, 2022

Habitat for Humanity’s tree auction raises money and spreads holiday cheer

Habitat for Humanity of Summit and Wasatch Counties is getting into the spirit of the season with a holiday tree auction to help people lay down some roots in new homes.

The online auction, which starts at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 15, and runs through 8 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 19, at habitat-utah.org, will feature 12 trees decorated by supporter families, businesses, church groups and other organizations, said Executive Director Shellie Barrus.

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TownLift - September 9, 2022

Habitat for Humanity makes home ownership a possibility in Summit and Wasatch Counties

Habitat for Humanity (HFH) welcomed Chelsea, a new homeowner, to the Summit County community in August via their Home Ownership Program. Chelsea, a public servant in the area, never dreamed of home ownership as a possibility, and even less so within Summit County where she works. Now after a month of living in her new home, things have changed for both her and her son.

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KPCW - September 7, 2022

Shellie Barrus of Habitat for Humanity announces another newly minted homeowner

Habitat for Humanity of Summit and Wasatch Counties, Utah Executive Director Shellie Barrus shares details with KPCW's Leslie Thatcher about the newest homeowner who moved in at Silver Creek Village.

Vacasa

Habitat For Humanity & Overall Ball

Everyone deserves a place to call home

Vacasa Park City believes in building a better future for our community. We worked with Habitat for Humanity Summit and Wasatch Counties to build a home for a hard-working Park City mother and her son. Vacasa also sponsored this year's Overall Ball in Park City.

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TownLift - July 5, 2022

New clothes for sale for $2 at Habitat for Humanity’s ReStore

In its first full summer of additional new merchandise sales, the Habitat for Humanity ReStore for Summit and Wasatch Counties has Saturday outside clothing bin sales where everything is $2 each.

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Park City Chamber - June 13, 2022

Small Town Stories: Habitat for Humanity of Summit and Wasatch Counties

“Working in nonprofits called to me; I didn’t search it out,” says Shellie Barrus, Executive Director of Habitat for Humanity of Summit and Wasatch Counties, whose early years were in accounting.

The Small Town Stories program features deeply rooted Park City/Summit County business owners and employees doing good things and making a difference.

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KPCW - January 26, 2022

Habitat for Humanity SWC Director Shellie Barrus and new Habitat homeowner Anna May discuss the challenges and successes of building and buying affordable homes in Summit and Wasatch Counties.

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TownLift - January 6, 2022

Habitat for Humanity’s newest homeowner

SUMMIT COUNTY, Utah – Anna May and her son are the newest homeowners through Habitat for Humanity of Summit and Wasatch Counties. She signed the closing documents on the home last week, just in time to start 2022 in a new home.

The single-family home in Silver Creek Village is one of the 26 affordable homes Habitat for Humanity will build in the new neighborhood. The three-bedroom, two-story home was featured in the 2021 Park City Area Showcase of Homes, the first affordable home to ever participate.

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