Home Of Your Own Celebrates 15 Years and 500 Clients

Bankplus DonationThe University of Southern Mississippi Institute for Disability Studies (IDS) has received a donation from BankPlus for the Mississippi Home of Your Own program. The donation will support the administration of IDS’ homeownership programs, which provides comprehensive housing counseling, homebuyer education and post purchase counseling to low-to-moderate income Mississippi families, inclusive of households with disability members. From left, Dr. Beth Bryant-Claxton, executive director, IDS; David E. Johnson, senior vice president and director of community development, BankPlus; Cassie Hicks, assistant director of housing, IDS; and Mark Ouellette, first vice president, BankPlus.