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Habitat’s milestone houses

Much to celebrate

Since its founding in 1976, Habitat for Humanity International has helped to build or repair over 600,000 houses and serve more than 3 million people worldwide.

More to build

According to the United Nations, about 1.6 billion people live in substandard housing, and 100 million are homeless.1 Thanks to volunteers and generous donations, Habitat helps thousands of families into new homes each year.

Take a tour of Habitat’s milestone houses:

100,000 and 100,001th houses
New York City, New York and Plains, Georgia, U.S., 2000
150,000th house
Cluj, Romania, 2003
200,000 and 200,001th houses
Knoxville, Tennessee, U.S. and Kanyakumari, India, 2005
300,000 and 300,001th houses
Naples, Florida, U.S. and Zacapa, Guatemala, 2008
500,000 and 500,001th houses
Maai Mahiu, Kenya and Paterson, New Jersey, U.S., 2011
800,000th house
Atlanta, Georgia, U.S., 2013

Much to celebrate; more to build: Putting the milestone houses in perspective.

1Miloon Kothari, UN Press Briefing by Special Rapporteur on the Right to Adequate Housing