Elizabeth Rust is a professional and active volunteer in her community working in the affordable housing industry. Professionally, Elizabeth Rust works at the Regional Housing Services Office in Concord, MA. Additionally, Elizabeth Rust volunteers with her local Habitat for Humanity.
The Regional Housing Services Office provides affordable housing support, information, and services to the local communities of Acton, Lexington, Bedford, Sudbury, Burlington, Concord, and Weston. As a consultant with the Regional Housing Services Office, Elizabeth Rust works to serve these towns and help them with the municipal function of affordable housing. The basic services involved in this area include:
- Proactive Monitoring
- Program Administration
- Project Development
- Resident Assistance
Other resident services provided by the Regional Housing Services Office include:
- Capital Improvement and Home Repair
- Fuel Assistance
- Property Tax Exemptions
- Resale Process
- State Programs for Homeowners
- Loan Modification
- Town Specific Information
- And More
RHSO also has numerous resources for affordable housing opportunities including housing applications, property lists, market rate rental opportunities, housing lotteries, first-time homebuyer information, and more. Check out these affordable housing opportunities here: http://www.rhsohousing.org/affordable-housing-opportunities.
Along with these great resources and services meant to assist individuals in need of affordable housing, Elizabeth Rust and the RHSO team volunteer with Habitat for Humanity to further assist those in need of a place to live.
Habitat for Humanity is a non-profit organization that works with volunteers and supporters from all around the world to fix up and construct homes for individuals and families in need. Over the years, Elizabeth Rust and RHSO have partnered up with Habitat to work on numerous projects in the local community.
the Critical Home Repair Program (CHR) is one such project. The CHR program was created in order to help low-income homeowners who have trouble keeping their homes well maintained. This can be due to a variety of circumstances including age, disability, family circumstances or similar issues.
Working with both the Regional Housing Services Office and Habitat for Humanity, Elizabeth Rust has had a very rewarding experience giving back to her local community. To learn more about her career and volunteer work, check out Elizabeth Rust on Yola: http://elizabethrust.yolasite.com/.
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