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We build strength, stability and self-reliance through shelter.

Habitat for Humanity is a nonprofit organization that helps families build and improve places to call home. We believe affordable housing plays a critical role in strong and stable communities.

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Find your local Habitat

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Families who partner with us build their own homes alongside volunteers, pay an affordable mortgage and are grateful for your help.

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Neighbors build community through multifamily homes

Brenda and Heidi were both searching for healthy homes where they could pay an affordable mortgage, and they found them in Habitat Midland’s multifamily community. Now the two women live in sustainable homes built with the support of Habitat and DuPont where they can feel safe and secure.  

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Advocating for equitable land use across the U.S.

Habitat affiliates are successfully reshaping discriminatory land and zoning policies to create more affordable homes and more equitable opportunities in their communities. Watch our video to learn how Habitat works on housing advocacy every day to drive equity.

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Carter Work Projects through the years

Since 1984, President and Mrs. Carter have been building and advocating for affordable housing alongside Habitat for Humanity for over 30 years. Journey through the incredible legacy of Carter Work Projects!

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Habitat Humanitarians: The Carters

Since 1984, President and Mrs. Carter have been champions and groudbreaking voices for affordable, decent housing for all, donating their time and leadership each year to build and improve homes through Habitat’s Carter Work Project.

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The value of volunteering

Research has shown that volunteering is associated with improved health and well-being, including increased longevity, adoption of healthy lifestyles and reduction in depression and stress. Dive into the research around these benefits in our evidence brief.

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Should I donate this to the Habitat ReStore?

When cleaning, remodeling or moving, you often run into household items you no longer use, but that are still in great condition. Whether it be items like the windows you just replaced or an old TV, you may wonder, “Should I donate this?”

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5 faces of the 2023 Carter Work Project

“If you’ve ever wondered what love sounds like, you’re about to hear it,” Garth Brooks said to the homeowners and volunteers gathered during the 2023 Carter Work Project in Charlotte, North Carolina. Here are just a few of the faces that bring the time, talent and gifts needed to make the project possible.   

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Advancing Black Homeownership

Habitat for Humanity’s vision is a world where everyone has a decent place to live, but a structure of intentional and systemic racial discrimination in the U.S. has created barriers to homeownership for many Black families.

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