Habitat For Humanity Unveils 10 More Homes For Families


HEAR WHY JOHN ELWAY IS ALSO DISAPPOINTED WITH THE DEFENSE FROM LAST YEAR.>TONIGHT, 10 FAMILIES HAVE A BRAND-NEW HOME BECAUSE HABITAT FOR HUMANITY CONTINUES TO COME TOGETHER FOR COLORADO. THERE IS A SPECIAL DEDICATION FOR THE HOMES AND THEIR NEW FAMILIES. IT IS A PROJECT THAT HAS BEEN YEARS IN THE MAKING. CBS4’S MICHAEL ABEYTA MET WITH ONE OF THOSE FAMILIES AND IS CHECKING IN LIFE FROM SHERIDAN. Reporter: 10 OF THESE HOMES ARE DEDICATED TONIGHT TO METRO AREA FAMILIES, GIVING THEM A PLACE TO CALL THEIR OWN. THIS FAMILY IS TAKING A LOOK AT THE LIVING ROOM IN THEIR NEW FAMILY. THEY CAME TO THE UNITED STATES FOUR YEARS AGO IN 2014 FROM AFGHANISTAN. TODAY THEY’RE GETTING THEIR OWN PIECE OF THE AMERICAN DREAM. IT LOOKS AWESOME. Reporter: HABITAT FOR HUMANITY OTHER VOLUNTEERS HAVE BEEN WORKING HARD AND THEY ARE FINALLY SEEING THE PAYOFF. THIS DAY IS TRANSFORMATIONAL FOR THE FAMILIES THAT WE PARTNER WITH. DENVER IS HAVING SUCH AN AFFORDABILITY CRISIS. FAMILIES ARE SPENDING 50% OR MORE OF THEIR MONTHLY INCOME ON RENT. MOVING INTO THEIR HABITAT HOME MEANS THAT THEY CAN TAKE A DEEP RED. THIS FAMILY KNOWS THAT THIS HOME WILL CHANGE THEIR LIFE BECAUSE IT MAY HAVE BEEN A LONG TIME BEFORE HE HAD A NICE PLACE TO CALL HOME. I COULD NOT AFFORD A HOME IN THE NEXT 10 YEARS. Reporter: THIS PLACE IS STILL UNDER CONSTRUCTION BUT EVENTUALLY THERE WILL BE 63 OF THESE HOMES HERE. YOU CAN FIND MORE INFORMATION

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