Bank of America announced it will give away 1000 homes to nonprofit organizations and local government programs that provide homes for injured military veterans and first responders, over a three year commitment. D. Steve Boland, national mortgage outreach executive for Bank of America. “We understand our responsibility to help neighborhoods impacted by foreclosure and property abandonment to recover.”

In Tucson, Ariz., Eric Griego, his military veteran wife and 5-year-old daughter received the keys to their new three-bedroom, two-bath home, donated by Bank of America through the Military Warriors Support Foundation.

In San Antonio, Texas, Matthew Sheffel, a single father of a 10-year-old daughter and 6-year-old quadruplets who was living in a remote cabin, will move into a more suitable family-sized home. It’s a gift from Bank of America through Operation Homefront.
There has already been over two dozen homes donated under the program, and Bank of America is in discussion with other non-profit military veteran organizations to expand the program, in addition Bank of America will provide property donations to affiliates of Habitat for Humanity and other affordable housing organizations.