South Carolina Partners in Homeownership
Sign Blueprint for the American Dream

In support of the President's initiative to expand minority homeownership across the nation by 5.5 million by the end of the decade, the South Carolina Partners in Homeownership gathered in Columbia on June 18, 2003, to sign The Blueprint for the American Dream. The South Carolina Partners represent over 40 public agencies, private sector organizations and businesses working together to expand affordable homeownership in the state.

HUD's Southeast/Caribbean Deputy Regional Director Sharron Kelly and Columbia Field Office Director William D. Gregorie gave an overview of the President's Initiative and the Secretary's Blueprint for the American Dream. Also present were Angelo Scioscia and program directors from the Columbia Field Office. The Blueprint was signed by over 26 organizations, including:

U. S. Department of Housing and Urban Development
Affordable Housing Coalition of South Carolina
Central City Realty
First Citizens Bank
Home Builders Institute
Homebuilders Association of South Carolina
Low Country Housing & Economic Development Foundation
Manufactured Housing Institute of South Carolina
Nehemiah Corporation
Richland County Government
South Carolina Appleseed Legal Center
South Carolina Department of Commerce
South Carolina Association of Realtors
South Carolina State Housing Finance & Development Authority
U. S. Department of Agriculture Rural Development Division
South Carolina Association of Community Development Corporations
M. Power Homebuyer Educators Inc.
Carolina First Bank
Consumer Credit Counseling Service
Anderson County Human Relations Committee
Benedict-Allen CDC
Columbia Housing Authority
Asset Reality Inc.
Fannie Mae

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