Walls are rising in Riverside, where family in search of affordable housing will build a future. Newsday, Feb. 14

Link to Newsday article, By: Jean-Paul Salamanca

Myrnissa Stone-Sumair stood in the foundation of a Riverside home Tuesday just before its first wall went up and reflected on the significance of the effort in an area where affordable housing can be hard to come by.

“It takes a whole lot to build a house,” the Habitat for Humanity of Long Island official said from inside the future 116 Vail Ave. “Today we’re here to raise a wall … it’s a symbol that some great work is about to start.”

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