City sells land to Habitat; another family to get home

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CHAMPAIGN COUNTY, Ill. (WCIA) — Habitat for Humanity of Champaign County has more property to help a family in need. An empty lot, on Harvey Street, in Urbana, will soon be home for a low-income household.

Last week, city council members started discussing the possibility of selling the property to Habitat. This week, the deal was finalized.

City leaders say it’s a good thing for the neighborhood. They say this sale is just the beginning and they have plans to start building more homes for low-income households.

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