Place North West housing round table debate with Hill Dickinson, GVA Grimley, PKF, Urban Splash, Homes & Communities Agency, and Cosmopolitan Housing Group.

Minister Lee Jeter, is Sr. Executive Director of the Fuller Center for Housing of Northwest, Louisiana. Minister Lee Jeter is a man on fire, a man on a mission. He feels called by God to help people lift themselves out of poverty. But this minister does more than preach about it. His organization has built 40 new homes for poor, struggling families in the Allendale area. His group is committed to building a total of 60 homes in Allendale. Then he wants to start in the Cedar Grove area. The Fuller Center for Housing of Northwest Louisiana, a faith driven and Christ centered ministry, offers an opportunity for partnerships between local philanthropy and the Church. “We are interested in promoting economic development, eliminating substandard housing, improving the quality of life and striving for a better world among low-income families,” says Jeter. The Fuller Center was created by Millard Fuller, the founder of Habitat for Humanity in December of 2005. The initial purpose of the Fuller Center was to provide new homes for low income families who were displaced by Hurricane Katrina. Many of the recipients are Katrina survivors; however the program expanded to serve people in general who live at or below the poverty line. The Fuller Center’s approach is comprehensive. Their objective is to improve entire communities by helping responsible people become financially stable owners of homes in low-income communities. First, they purchase tracts of adjudicated properties from the

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