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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

Find a Habitat near you to volunteer, shop at a Habitat ReStore and more.

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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.

Habitat features

Peace in Poland for Ukrainian refugees

Habitat Poland is helping connect families to apartments through a city of Warsaw database of residents who have agreed to open their homes to Ukrainian refugees like Marina and her two young daughters. 

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Hand-drawn holidays at home

From around the world, children share what their Habitat for Humanity homes mean to them through hand-drawn illustrations of celebrating their favorite holidays.

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Celebrate Memorial Day with a memorial gift

Celebrate and honor a loved one by making a “Gift from the Heart” donation to Habitat. Your generous, tax-deductible gift helps families in need of safe, affordable housing, and your recipient will receive a card letting them know about the gift in their loved one’s name.

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3D-printed homes: New trend or lasting solution?

With new 3D-printed homes hitting the market from Virginia to India, esteemed shelter journalist Miriam Axel-Lute and experts from the housing sector explore the advancements and challenges of 3D-printing technology as part of Habitat’s ongoing +You series.

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Habitat-USAID/BHA's Humanitarian Shelter and Settlements fellowship

Since 2013, the US Agency for International Development Bureau for Humanitarian Assistance, in partnership with Habitat for Humanity International and supported by Interaction, have sponsored select graduate students through a fellowship, helping bolster the students’ research and futures in the humanitarian shelter and settlement sector.

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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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Experience the Cost of Home

1 in 7 households in the U.S. pay half or more of their income on a place to live, an issue only heightened by the COVID-19 pandemic. Through our interactive Cost of Home experience, you can walk through the decisions a household has to make as they work to cover all their other costs. Could you help them make it work?

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Building the Beloved Community

Habitat is working to create what Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. called “the Beloved Community” — we will do the work in our practices, our programs and our networks to put equity and justice at the forefront of our efforts and bring that mission to the communities in which we work.

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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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U.S. advocacy successes

Habitat quickly expanded our existing advocacy efforts to help the millions of individuals in the U.S. now struggling with housing insecurity as a result of the economic impacts of COVID-19. Use this tracker to stay up to date on innovative ways that Habitat’s network is advocating across the nation through our Cost of Home campaign.

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