Meet Frank Walters – Our MHO Resident Spotlight

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Frank Walters’ life changed completely after the 9/11 attack on the World Trade Center.  The ripple effect from the terror attack devastated the international shipping business. Frank lost his successful import/export business of 25 years in Jacksonville, Florida. Frank’s life took a … Continued

Mountain Causes: Building a Home With MHO

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by Beth Walton, bwalton@citizen-times.com, Asheville Citizen Times Families and individuals in the Self-Help Homeownership Program work cooperatively for up to 10 months to build their neighborhood together. With the guidance of a MHO construction supervisor, they frame their homes, put in the floors … Continued

Meet Katrin Metz – Our MHO Resident Spotlight

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My adopted hometown of Asheville, NC, is physically beautiful, politically progressive, and socially aware. It’s a rare occasion that I don’t bump into friends and acquaintances several times a day at work, the grocery store, jogging in the park, or … Continued

MHO Celebrates 22nd Annual Ramp Festival

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  For the past 22 years, Mountain Housing Opportunities and volunteers from the community have spent several weekends in late spring building wheelchair ramps for low income people in Asheville and Buncombe County. This year’s Ramp Festival was held on May … Continued