Homeowner Stories & Insights

Listen to individual insights from our Habitat homeowners in Talbot and Dorchester counties.
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Nora

Habitat Homeowner Since 2014
County: Dorchester
Occupation: Pediatric Nurse

I like the fact that I can do whatever I want to decorate and make it really my home.

Silvia

Habitat Homeowner Since 2014
County: Talbot
Occupation: Self-employed

I wanted to have a place that I know I can afford and give my daughters a decent house to live in.

April

Habitat Homeowner Since 2014
County: Talbot
Occupation: Administration

Building your own home. That is very, very satisfying.



Antonia Cuffee’s Story
: “Having a goal, a plan and not giving up”

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As a child, I grew up in a lot of houses.

Before my mother purchased a Habitat home, my family rented seven houses and apartments all over town. When my mother found out she was approved for our Habitat home, we lived in an apartment above a small-time drug dealer. 

My mom saw buying a home as a way to get us out of the cycle of moving house-to-house, into something affordable and stable. Building a home and working with the Habitat organization was the start of many successes in my life and my family’s.

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Antonia Cuffee at her May 2011 law school graduation with former Habitat Choptank executive director Susan Devlin and former board president Steve Clineburg.

Antonia Cuffee at her May 2011 law school graduation with former Habitat Choptank executive director Susan Devlin and former board president Steve Clineburg.