Park Square Blitz | Apply for a home | We're seeking land
Park Square Blitz | Apply for a home | We're seeking land
  January 2023                                                                                           Donate now
Fatima stands where her home will be built in February.

Park Square Blitz 2023

We're building a home in 5 days!

You may have thought two weeks was fast for building a home. Well, that dirt lot you see behind future homeowner Fatima will soon be transformed into a Habitat home in only five days!
Park Square Homes and their subcontractors and vendors will donate all the labor and materials to build her house during Park Square Blitz 2023, taking place Feb. 13-17 in our Silver Pines Pointe neighborhood.
Continue reading to meet our homeowner and the local builder who is making the chef's dream come true!

Meet our Blitz homeowner

Fatima's home will be a haven for good food and love

As a chef at an Orlando retirement home, Fatima envisions so many possibilities in her new Habitat home's kitchen – preparing healthy meals for her two boys, ages 6 and 14, testing recipes for her future catering/food truck business, and assembling hundreds of plates to deliver to homeless people. “It’s my kitchen… my kitchen,” she said in awe. “I’m going to give it so much love and it’s going to give me love back.”
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Meet our Blitz builder

Park Square Homes celebrates its 9th house

This is the ninth year that local builder and developer Park Square Homes will donate all the labor and materials to build a Habitat home in a week. That’s nine families since 2015 who will have a safe and affordable home thanks to the family-owned builder.
“We’ve enjoyed every year doing it,” Park Square Homes Co-CEO Suresh Gupta said. “We’re really proud of what we’ve been able to accomplish.”

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We're accepting homeownership applications starting Feb. 15

Apply to own a new, energy-efficient, affordable home in the Greater Orlando or Osceola County area. We will begin accepting applications at 9 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 15. If you're interested in applying, please read through our orientation and criteria pages to get prepared. Please note: Once the portal opens, don’t delay – there are limited spots available.
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When they grow up, they want to be superheroes. 

They also want to be homeowners.

The salary needed to buy a home in Orlando: $106,754. A child shouldn’t have to choose between their dream job and a house. We’re fighting for affordable housing, for both the heroes and dreamers alike.
We recently got some kids together to ask them about their career aspirations and then asked them how much they think a house costs. Watch what they had to say and learn more about the housing crisis:

Busy on the build site

Thank you to our December Holiday Build sponsors Hilton Grand VacationsOrange County Government, and Bank of America for helping us make homeownership dreams come true!
We're starting the year off strong with three fantastic corporate sponsors for January's Team Build. Thanks to Travelers Insurance, Enterprise Holdings, and Orlando's favorite basketball team, Orlando Magic.
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We're seeking land 

Land is a critical need for us. Selling your unwanted land will help us continue our mission to build energy-efficient homes with affordable mortgages. The land stays locally owned in the neighborhood you love and gives hardworking Central Florida families a foundation to build their futures.
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Sponsor spotlight: 

Florida Realtors® Homeownership for All

Thank you Florida Realtors® Homeownership for All for your enduring partnership! Because of their caring, we can help essential workers and their families achieve real housing security.
Homeownership for All donates the proceeds from their "Support Homeownership for All" specialty license plates to help first responders, teachers, nurses, and others become first-time homebuyers.

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Thanks to our partners 

We are proud to recognize these outstanding corporate and foundation neighbors for standing with us in the critical mission of helping essential workers in our community purchase affordable homes. Publix Super Markets Charities, Universal Orlando Resort Foundation, TJX Foundation, VNA Foundation, Chesley G. Magruder Foundation, and DeVos Family Foundation recently shared their hearts and treasure by helping families achieve housing security. There’s no place like home to launch a successful life. We're grateful for your support!

Start 2023 with an act of care

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We’ve partnered with FreeWill – a secure, online estate planning resource that allows you to plan for your future, protect your loved ones, and plan a gift that pays it forward to families needing a place to call home.
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