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Sarah Reddinger – Habitat for Humanity

Posted on November 4th

Sarah Reddinger, Vice President of Community Development for Habitat for Humanity Montgomery (also known as simply “Habitat”), oversees advocacy, homeowner services and lending, project management and feasibility, home clinic before becoming a banking analyst.

Under her leadership, the new and rehab potential project pipeline has grown from a few dozen projects to over 160 new units with projected budgets of over $35 million. She’s also grown the Repair and Weatherization Programs from about 30 projects a year to over 100, with a budget around $2,000,000 annually. She launched the Repair and Accessibility Modification Program and a Veteran Repair Program to assist residents in their abilities to remain safely in their homes long term and ensure their ability to transfer wealth to the next generation.

Sarah’s work to break down barriers to homeownership extends beyond the organization as well. She sits on the Executive Committee of the Montgomery Housing Alliance, served on the Housing Equity Advisory Team with the Montgomery County Planning Department and coordinated an Aging in Place Learning Exchange. She also co-founded the Life Long Homes Coalition in Montgomery County. Sarah is a member of HFHI’s Policy and Advocacy Professionals Group and recently joined the Community Development Network of Maryland’s Public Policy Committee. As a Global Village Team Leader, she has led ten volunteer build trips to four continents.

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