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The repairs to Candra’s house included new siding and exterior doors. Plumbing work has lowered the family’s water bills significantly. “When I bought my house, I knew I had work to do, but I just did not know how I was going to get it done on my income. Now my kids can feel good about the home they live in,” Candra says. “I love it.”
August 18, 2016

Home improvement before and after photos

In addition to building new homes, families also partner with Habitat to make home improvements. See before and after images of homes that families improved with your help.

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Habitat construction categories and quality standards defined.
January 22, 2014

Defining our terms

Our stories frequently refer to different building categories and quality standards. So what’s it all mean?

January 9, 2014

Before and after

These amazing transformations show how Habitat helps to strengthen and repair communities.

A small sign posted next to Habitat for Humanity's elevators reads:  “Tonight, 1,700 additional people will sleep in safe, decent, affordable shelter. Your work today helped make that possible. Thank you.”
January 3, 2014

Simply Inspiring

Habitat’s director of global faith engagement Doug Murrell examines just how we know our work makes a difference in the life of others.

December 30, 2013

Habitat. We Build.

Check out our infographic to see just some of the ways we built in 2013.

You make it possible for Habitat to serve a family in need of housing somewhere in the world every four minutes.
December 26, 2013

Help us partner with even more families in need of homes in 2014

You make it possible for Habitat to serve a family in need of housing somewhere in the world every four minutes. Together, let’s keep this great momentum going in 2014.

Romanian orphan Daniel Szentmiklosi is today a proud Habitat homeowner.
December 18, 2013

A transformation of the most fundamental kind

Romanian orphan Daniel Szentmiklosi is today a proud Habitat homeowner.

Habitat homeowner Michael Townsend’s accessible home gives him freedom — and helps him continue to defy the odds.
December 9, 2013

“My own miracle”

Habitat homeowner Michael Townsend’s accessible home gives him freedom — and helps him continue to defy the odds.

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