Stories

Read about Habitat's work in your community and around the world.

A home with room to grow

Sharnita applied to become a Habitat homeowner because she wanted to provide a better life for her children. “Having a home where my kids feel peaceful, loved and safe is the most important thing to me,” says the mother of five and U.S. Air Force veteran.

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A second chance at hope

Lisa is the second resident to move into Female Veterans Village, a community that will provide a safe space for women veterans to overcome housing instability and where residents can develop a support system amongst fellow servicemembers.

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Historic housing discrimination in the U.S.

Too many among the general public aren’t aware that the egregious racial disparities in America that exist today — in education, employment, health and wealth — are linked to Black families’ exclusion from accessing decent and affordable shelter – something we all need to thrive.

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