Who we are
•We are a nonprofit, ecumenical Christian ministry founded on the conviction that every man, woman and child should have a decent, safe and affordable place to live. We build with people in need regardless of race or religion. We welcome volunteers and supporters from all backgrounds.
What we build
•Our houses are simple, decent, and affordable to low-income families around the world. See what Habitat houses are like around the world.
•Whenever possible, we build sustainable, energy-efficient and healthy housing.
Why we build
•Nearly 2 billion people around the world live in slum housing and over 100 million are homeless. Habitat for Humanity is needed to help eliminate poverty by providing simple, decent shelter to those in need.
How it’s possible
•Homeowners and volunteers build under trained supervision.
•Individuals, corporations, faith groups and others provide vital financial support.
•Habitat for Humanity lends no-profit, no-interest mortgage loans to its beneficiary families.