Child hugs father outside their Habitat home

Potential starts at home

Having helped more than 100 families make a fresh start in decent housing, Sacramento Habitat for Humanity has begun to measure the paths paved by those new beginnings.

This country, this home, this is a foundation for growth and the opportunity to work for our dreams.
— Sacramento Habitat homeowner Khanh Nguyen

A recent survey of Sacramento Habitat homeowners reveals that:

  • 76 percent of families with school-age children have seen an improvement in study habits and school.
  • 59 percent of families have had at least one family member start or complete higher education or job-training programs.
  • 57 percent of families have more savings.
  • 48 percent of families feel more connected to the community.