MEMPHIS, TN and LUXEMBOURG--(Marketwired - August 16, 2016) - Altisource® Portfolio Solutions S.A. ("Altisource") (ASPS), a provider of real estate, mortgage and technology services, is supporting Habitat for Humanity's Jimmy & Rosalynn Carter Work Project in Memphis, Tennessee, taking place Aug. 21-26, 2016. In collaboration with Habitat for Humanity of Greater Memphis, local families will build or improve their homes alongside President and Mrs. Carter and hundreds of volunteers. Projects during the week will include new home construction, neighborhood beautification and home modifications for seniors.
President and Mrs. Carter donate their time and voices annually to help Habitat families build strength, stability and self-reliance through shelter.
"Altisource and Habitat for Humanity both share a commitment to improving and revitalizing communities around the world," said Kevin J. Wilcox, Chief Administration Officer, Altisource. "Our employees have been passionate about this cause and engaged in supporting the mission of Habitat during our collaboration. We are excited to be a sponsor of the Jimmy & Rosalynn Carter Work Project, providing the effort to improve and revitalize this Memphis community."
In addition to supporting Habitat's Carter Work Project, Altisource has been sponsoring and engaging employees and customers in a homebuilding project in Atlanta and neighborhood revitalization projects throughout Michigan and Arizona since April. Altisource will sponsor and participate in additional homebuilding projects scheduled to take place in Boston, Los Angeles and St. Louis this year along with neighborhood revitalization projects in Denver, Michigan, Texas, Arizona and Georgia. Altisource has also invested in Habitat for Humanity's clean water sourcing in India and the Philippines, countries that are also home to Altisource employees.
For more than three decades, Habitat's Carter Work Project has engaged volunteers to improve communities across the United States and around the world. In Memphis, hundreds of volunteers will work with 19 homeowner families to build new homes. During the week, volunteers will also conduct 10 beautification projects, including painting and landscaping, and six aging in place projects to enhance accessibility and mobility for seniors.
To donate or learn more about Habitat for Humanity's Jimmy & Rosalynn Carter Work Project, please visit habitat.org/cwp.
Altisource Portfolio Solutions S.A. (ASPS) is a premier marketplace and transaction solutions provider for the real estate, mortgage and consumer-debt industries. Altisource's proprietary business processes, vendor and electronic payment management software and behavioral science-based analytics improve outcomes for marketplace participants. Additional information is available at altisource.com.
About Habitat for Humanity International
Driven by the vision that everyone needs a decent place to live, Habitat for Humanity has grown from a grassroots effort that began on a community farm in southern Georgia in 1976 to a global nonprofit housing organization in nearly 1,400 communities across the U.S. and in over 70 countries. People partner with Habitat for Humanity to build or improve a place they can call home. Habitat homeowners help build their own homes alongside volunteers and pay an affordable mortgage. Through financial support, volunteering or adding a voice to support affordable housing, everyone can help families achieve the strength, stability and self-reliance they need to build better lives for themselves. Through shelter, we empower. To learn more, visit habitat.org.
About Habitat for Humanity Greater Memphis
Since 1983, Habitat for Humanity of Greater Memphis has been working to realize the vision that everyone in Memphis and Shelby County needs a decent place to live. Memphis Habitat partners with people in our community to help them build or improve places they can call home through new home construction, rehabilitation work and Aging in Place accessibility and mobility modifications for seniors. Memphis Habitat has helped more than 445 first-time homebuyers secure affordable mortgages and completed rehabilitation projects in partnership with more than 80 Uptown residents, helping them achieve the strength, stability and independence they need to build a better life for themselves and their families. For more information, please visit MemphisHabitat.com or follow Memphis Habitat on social media.