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.
Financial support and housing programs from federal agencies like the U.S. Department of Agriculture can have a major impact on the number of families Habitat affiliates can partner with. For North St. Louis County Habitat in rural Minnesota, USDA funding has helped the affiliate increase their affordable homebuilding.
Leading experts, international organizations, over 100 governments and more gathered in Davos, Switzerland, for the World Economic Forum’s 2024 annual meeting this January. Habitat CEO Jonathan Reckford attended to give affordable housing a seat at the table.