PMI and American Pioneer Title Insurance Join Orlando Habitat for Humanity toFulfill a Dream

June 12, 2002

ORLANDO, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Lecia Lane and her family saw a dream starting to come true last week when construction began on their new home. Sponsored by the Greater Orlando, Florida Habitat for Humanity (HFH) and dedicated in honor of HUD Secretary, Mel Martinez, the Wall Raising event marked the beginning of the Lane's new home.

Along with the Greater Orlando HFH affiliate, The PMI Foundation and American Pioneer Title Insurance Company, Inc.(APTIC), additional sponsors for this project included Nehemiah Corporation of California, Central Pacific Mortgage, the Orlando Regional Realtor Association, Ivanhoe Financial, Inc., the Mortgage Bankers Association of Florida and the Mortgage Bankers Association of America.

"We are pleased to be able to assist in this build," said Roy Lassiter, APTIC's Chairman and CEO. "Providing an opportunity of homeownership to a family with determination and desire is more rewarding than can ever be imagined."

"PMI has been involved in many Habitat builds but each family's dream is new and unique and working side-by-side with them to accomplish their vision is always heartwarming," said W. Roger Haughton, Chairman and CEO of The PMI Group, Inc.

Habitat for Humanity International (HFHI) is a nonprofit organization dedicated to serving the housing needs of low-income families. The Greater Orlando HFH was established in 1986 and will be building their 100th house this year.

American Pioneer Title Insurance Company (APTIC) is a subsidiary of The PMI Group, Inc., writing title insurance directly and through independent agents in 41 states. In addition, APTIC provides various technology products and services to the title insurance industry and county recorders offices.

Source: PMI

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