A Lifetime of Homes: Lessons From A Career in Housing Policy


It could be the smell – a comforting combination of your father’s aftershave, those cinnamon cookies your mom makes sometimes, dirt from your brother’s cleats and the dog.

Or, it’s a small nuance missed by everyone else – the smudge on the dining room wall, the peeling paint on the porch that looks like a Viking helmet or that bush by the garage door where all the geckos cluster.

These details make a house a home and home is where you are safe, where you are loved.

Home is where you belong.

And every American deserves a home.

Community Partners and Home Matters are both committed to ensuring economically sustainable homeownership for all families.

To read Dr. Raphael Bostic’s thoughts on this issue, please click here.