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How substandard housing affects families and the difference Habitat is making
October 23, 2014

How substandard housing affects families and the difference Habitat is making

The third blog in a series exploring the findings of a 2014 MacArthur Foundation survey, the tough choices struggling families sometimes have to make, and how a Habitat home can make all the difference.

More Posts from the Habitat World Blog

May 13, 2013

150 and 125 … and Building

Our 150th entry highlights an exciting build with Discovery Communications that offers lots of individual storytelling potential.

Ilkay Moskova sits with 4-year-old daughter Denitsa Drandarska in a home greatly improved by Habitat Bulgaria.
May 7, 2013

Honoring Mom

On Mother’s Day, Habitat for Humanity celebrates the maternal bonds that help build a family — and the families that help build Habitat homes.

April 29, 2013

Inspiration found in the good works shared in these communities

Connect to Habitat through social media.

Habitat works with partners to help fight malaria by providing healthy shelter and treated mosquito nets to families.
April 24, 2013

“A disease of poverty caused by poverty”

Habitat helps families live healthier lives in countries where malaria is an everyday threat.

Hong Kong architect Fai Au supports Habitat's work in the Asia-Pacific region.
April 22, 2013

Sustainable, well-designed homes positively impact low-income families

Hong Kong architect Fai Au explains why house design is important in fighting global poverty.

Florida State University students participate in the Seminole Shack Showdown.
April 17, 2013

Sleeping Out in Support of Habitat

Florida State University student Rachel Durham chronicles this year’s Seminole Shack Showdown.

"A How-to Guide for the Legal Sale of Property in Haiti" was published last fall in French and English with training materials on the manual available in Creole.
April 15, 2013

Shedding Light on Haiti’s Land Systems

The Haiti Property Law Working Group is creating new opportunities by clarifying and bringing consistency to buying and selling land in Haiti.

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