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WHAT SHE DOES: Director of Community Housing Stefany Jones
manages Penns mortgage-assistance programs for West Philadelphia
homebuyers, runs housing workshops and organizes the annual Community
Housing Fair. Her office also offers walk-in and on-the-job-site
counseling for employees with housing questions and can assist people
looking to sell their own homes or rebuild their credit.
WHOS BEEN HELPED: Since 1998, 285 employees purchased
under Penns Enhanced Mortgage Program. More than 100 have
used the Guaranteed Mortgage Program and 125 used the home-improvement
loan program. Since 1999, 890 have attended the housing workshops.
CONTACT INFO: Phone: 215-898-7422; Web site: www.upenn.edu/communityhousing
by Tommy Leonardi
Originally published on April 11, 2002