Bella Vista Homes & Camillo Properties are partnering with Operation Hope

Sep 8, 2021


Credit and money management education offers a path to financial success 

SAN ANTONIO, TX (September 7, 2021) – Camillo Properties and Bella Vista Homes are partnering with Operation HOPE to provide individuals in cities across Texas with the resources and programs they need to achieve financial freedom. Houston, Dallas, and San Antonio area residents will have the opportunity to participate in various workshops through Operation HOPE's credit and money management program. The program will provide access to certified financial wellbeing coaches, money management workshops, lunch-and-learn sessions, and webinars to help individuals attain financial freedom through improvements in FICO score, budgeting, debt management, and customized approaches to savings for life events. 

“Operation HOPE is on a mission to serve as many people as possible by providing the resources they need to attain financial freedom. This partnership with Camillo Properties and Legend Homes is special because we know that one of the best places to meet them is at home,” said John Hope Bryant, Founder and CEO of Operation HOPE. “Together, we are equipping individuals with a strong financial foundation to build generational wealth through financial literacy. We’re excited to help them reach their financial goals.” 

“We are thrilled to be partnering with Operation HOPE. We are excited to be part of a program that provides a unique set of resources and education that will benefit our community,” said Blake Roberts, President and CEO of Legend Homes. “Financial literacy is a fundamental component for success,” added Margaret Potter, CEO of Camillo Properties. “We are excited to partner with Operation HOPE to provide opportunities for our residents and the communities we serve to expand their knowledge and to help them achieve their goals.” 

Collectively, Camillo Properties and Legend Homes have constructed thousands of residences in multiple markets including Houston, San Antonio, Dallas/Ft. Worth, and Bryan/College Station. Each company has built a reputation as one of the most trusted homebuilders in Texas for affordable new homes. 

About Camillo Properties 

Camillo Properties builds, leases, and manages both new and recently constructed single-family homes and townhomes, operating in multiple Texas markets including Houston, San Antonio, Dallas/ Ft. Worth, and Bryan/College Station. As the pioneer in the single-family residential rental space, Camillo Properties is proud to manage a single-family rental portfolio of almost 8,000 homes in over 80 subdivisions across multiple Texas markets. Camillo Properties is committed to conducting business with integrity, while always improving practices and product, based on years of experience. Camillo Properties believes in providing its residents with a sense of community, comfort, and ease while they live in a Camillo Properties home. To learn more, visit 

About Legend Homes 

Launched in 1991, Legend Homes has constructed quality affordable homes in premier communities for 30 years. Legend Homes has built more than 10,000 homes in the Greater Houston area.  Legend Homes has expanded its brand of beautiful, comfortable, and affordable homes to the Dallas/Fort Worth and College Station markets. Its luxury brand, Princeton Classic Homes, focuses on affordable move-up homes in master-planned communities.  In 2005, Legend’s sister entity, Bella Vista Homes, was established in the San Antonio market, where it continues to build first-time and step-up homes in the most desired communities in central Texas. As a sign of the company’s financial strength and belief in  the Texas new home market, Legend Homes maintains one of the Houston area’s largest inventories of move-in ready homes and construction-ready homesites. Academy Development, Legend's affiliate development company, has developed over 25,000 lots across multiple Texas markets and focuses  on building communities families are proud to call home.  A commitment to quality, design and exceptional customer service are the centerpiece of the Legend Homes promise. To learn more, visit 

About Operation HOPE, Inc.

Since 1992, Operation HOPE has been moving America from civil rights to “silver rights” with the mission of making free enterprise and capitalism work for the underserved. Through its community uplift model, HOPE Inside, which received the 2016 Innovator of the Year recognition by American Banker magazine, Operation HOPE has served more than 4 million individuals and directed more than $3.2 billion in economic activity into disenfranchised communities—turning check-cashing customers into banking customers, renters into homeowners, small business dreamers into small business owners, minimum wage workers into living wage consumers, and uncertain disaster victims into financially empowered disaster survivors. For more information: Follow the HOPE conversation on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram. 

Media Contacts: 

Megan Kent, Camillo Properties


Tanya Rizzo, Bella Vista Homes


Lalohni Campbell, Operation HOPE