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Operation Homefront and AHS link to Give Gift of Homeownership

Meaningful partnership benefits U.S. veterans and their families.

For U.S. military men and women serving their country, there’s no place like home. It’s an unsettling reality, however, that many of our veterans return from duty without homes to call their own. That’s why AHS has partnered with Operation Homefront, a national nonprofit organization that provides emergency and other financial assistance to the families of U.S. service members and wounded warriors. The partnership supports the organization’s Homes on the Homefront program, which provides mortgage-free homes to returning U.S. service veterans and their families. The homes, located throughout the United States, are furnished with new appliances that have home warranty coverage.

All active-duty military, National Guard, reservists, wounded warriors, and veterans who aren’t already homeowners and who have an honorable discharge or retirement are eligible to apply as long as none of the adults who will be residing in the home have a felony record. Although the homes provided through Homes on the Homefront are mortgage-free, payment of monthly fees to cover property taxes, insurance, and possible homeowner association fees will still be required.

In addition to providing financial support to Operation Homefront, AHS is helping the organization find qualified applicants for the Homes on the Homefront program in cities across the country where houses are available. In fact, applications were recently open for mortgage-free homes provided through the program in Hamilton, Ohio, Cincinnati, Ohio, and Morganton, Georgia. Information about homes and cities that are currently available for veterans and military families who meet the program criteria can be found here.

The AHS home warranty coverage provided through the Homes on the Homefront program offers valuable budget protection and helps eliminate the frustration of searching for a repair professional when a covered home system (air conditioner, heater, etc.) or appliance breaks down. AHS has committed to help minimize the stress caused by inevitable, covered home breakdowns for servicemen and women who’ve sacrificed so much already for their country.

If you know a deserving U.S. veteran or military family who may qualify for the Homes on the Homefront program, tell them about the homes available across the country. Join AHS and Operation Homefront in saluting these brave men and women.

Operation Homefront, based in San Antonio, Texas, has more than 2,500 volunteers and is funded by individuals, corporations, and foundations.

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