The need for decent, affordable, durable and healthy shelter is daunting, locally and throughout the world. Increasing numbers of families are finding it difficult to find housing they can afford near their place of employment and the tragedy of homelessness persists and includes large and growing numbers of families with young children. Additionally, foreclosure rates for failed subprime mortgages have skyrocketed to a level requiring unprecedented government intervention.
Habitat for Humanity’s mission and methods offer lasting community transformation. Leveraging Habitat’s volunteers and community partners provides unique opportunities to develop housing products within the continuum of affordable housing. Habitat’s ultimate goal is to transform lives and communities not just through housing itself, but through the creation of it. Read more about Habitat’s role in the housing continuum.