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Jimmy & Rosalynn Carter help build 150 homes across Canada with Habitat for Humanity

Thousands of volunteers are joining Habitat for Humanity’s 34th Jimmy & Rosalynn Carter Work Project in Canada to build 150 homes in celebration of Canada’s 150th anniversary.

Habitat for Humanity awarded $4.8 million to fund 350 AmeriCorps member positions

The Corporation for National and Community Service has awarded Habitat for Humanity $4,887,750 in funds to support 350 AmeriCorps National member positions for 2017-2018. The funds will support Habitat AmeriCorps members who will serve in 36 states and in Washington, D.C.

Nine out of 10 Americans and Canadians call for affordable housing solutions

A majority of Americans and Canadians have made it clear: we are not paying enough attention to affordable housing needs and solutions, according to Habitat for Humanity’s Affordable Housing Survey. With critical housing shortages across both countries, cost remains a top barrier preventing families from accessing decent homes with an affordable mortgage

O-Cedar partners with Habitat for Humanity to help make new homes shine

O-Cedar has joined a new partnership with Habitat for Humanity, committing to donate products to help with on-site cleanup and post-construction deep cleans to get houses ready for Habitat homeowners

Professional builders help build or improve 200 homes in one week with Habitat for...

Habitat for Humanity is bringing together professional builders this summer for its Home Builders Blitz. Presented by Ply Gem, the event is a weeklong effort to build and improve homes across the U.S. During June 5-9, more than 200 families will partner with Habitat across 28 states

Habitat for Humanity and Wells Fargo team up with veterans to improve 100 homes

Habitat for Humanity and Wells Fargo & Company today announced a new commitment to improve 100 homes with veterans in nearly 30 communities across the country from Seattle to South Palm Beach, Florida.

Habitat for Humanity statement on White House fiscal year 2018 budget

The White House today released its full fiscal year 2018 budget request, which proposes to eliminate funding for programs that further Habitat for Humanity’s efforts to address the affordable housing crisis across the United States. Proposed cuts include the Self-help Homeownership Opportunity Program,or SHOP, the Community Development Block Grant, the HOME Investment Partnership Program and the Corporation for National and Community Service.

Ply Gem Building Products partners with Habitat for Humanity to build homes across America...

The Plly Gem, a North American manufacturer of building products, is partnering with Habitat for Humanity for the second consecutive year in support of the Ply Gem Home for Good project, a campaign to help families in need of affordable housing. Darius Rucker, three-time Grammy Award winner, is this year’s project ambassador

Altisource and Habitat for Humanity team up for a second year to build and...

Altisource Portfolio Solutions, a provider of real estate, mortgage and technology services, announced its continued sponsorship of Habitat for Humanity for a second year. In 2016, Altisource employees contributed more than 2,000 volunteer hours to Habitat projects throughout the country to help build decent, affordable homes.

Habitat for Humanity and The Blue Book Building and Construction Network partner to build...

Joining forces to create access to affordable housing, The Blue Book Building and Construction Network has signed on as a national partner with Habitat for Humanity to help families build strength, stability and self-reliance through shelter.

Habitat for Humanity recognized for excellence in safety

The National Association of Home Builders awarded Habitat for Humanity with the Judges Special Recognition Award during the annual SAFE awards reception at the 2017 International Builders Show in Orlando.

Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree takes on new life with Habitat for Humanity in new...

For a future Habitat homeowner, the Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree and spirit of the holiday season will continue into the new year. Celebrating a decade-long tradition, Tishman Speyer, the owner and manager of Rockefeller Center, is donating the 2016 Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree to Habitat for Humanity. The massive 94-foot-tall Norway spruce, the second largest tree to grace Rockefeller Plaza, will be taken down on January 7 and milled into lumber that will be used to help build a decent and affordable home in its home state of New York

Allegion Americas supports Habitat for Humanity with dedication of nine new homes in Mexico

Allegion Americas, a security products and solutions provider, today dedicated nine new homes with Habitat for Humanity in Baja California, Mexico

Habitat for Humanity and Lowe’s nationwide initiative surpasses goal, builds or repairs 1,009 homes...

This holiday season will be particularly special for more than 1,000 families, many of whom will - for the first time - be able to create memories in their own homes. Throughout 2016, longtime partners Lowe’s and Habitat for Humanity have worked toward a yearlong goal to build or repair 1,000 homes alongside families across the U.S. to help them realize their dreams of safe, affordable homeownership.

GAF donates roofing to Habitat for Humanity for sixth consecutive year

The company will continue to donate roofing materials to Habitat for Humanity builds across the U.S. and Canada where GAF factory-certified contractors volunteer their roofing installation services. GAF, along with their GAF Master Elite and Certified Contractors, contributed to nearly 280 Habitat for Humanity homes as part of the 2015-2016 partnership
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Habitat for Humanity Terwilliger Center for Innovation in Shelter advances inclusive housing markets worldwide

With 1.6 billion people in need of decent and affordable shelter, cities around the world are taking a closer look at their housing markets and the systems that support them.

Home furnishings retailer makes $1 million product donation commitment to Habitat for Humanity ReStores

Online furnishings retailer is renewing its commitment to Habitat for Humanity through a product donation with a retail value of $1 million, up from $500,000 last year, and products are already being shipped to Habitat for Humanity ReStores nationwide

Habitat for Humanity’s 2017 Jimmy & Rosalynn Carter Work Project to build 150 homes...

Habitat for Humanity’s 34th Jimmy & Rosalynn Carter Work Project will take place July 9-14, 2017 in Canada. Volunteers will work alongside future Habitat homeowners and build 150 homes in celebration of Canada’s 150th anniversary. The project will take place in several cities across the country, with President and Mrs. Carter focusing their efforts in Edmonton, Alberta, and in Winnipeg, Manitoba
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Habitat for Humanity’s commitments to reduce poverty and foster more sustainable cities

World Habitat Day, Habitat for Humanity joins the United Nations and other organizations around the world in raising awareness of the global need for adequate housing and mobilizing individuals and communities to take action.
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Bank of America and Habitat for Humanity kick off Global Build in celebration of...

Bank of America employees will partner with Habitat for Humanity to help build, rehab or repair homes and revitalize neighborhoods in 85 communities in eight countries during its Global Build, Sept. 24-Oct. 1. Taking place over the course of one week, the Global Build will celebrate 30 years of shared commitment to affordable housing that puts individuals and families on a path to success.
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Quicken Loans and Habitat for Humanity build national partnership

Habitat for Humanity today announced a national partnership with Quicken Loans, the nation’s second-largest retail mortgage lender. More than 1,100 Quicken Loans team members will volunteer a total of more than 6,000 hours rehabilitating and revitalizing neighborhoods in Cleveland, Phoenix and Charlotte, North Carolina.

Delta employees to build eight Habitat for Humanity homes in six cities nationwide

Builds include first home in a Habitat development for military veterans in Seattle, two homes funded through recycling initiatives. Delta Air Lines employees from across the country will build or renovate affordable, single family homes in partnership with Habitat for Humanity International this fall.

Nissan enters second decade of partnership with Habitat for Humanity with $1 million donation...

Kicking off its second decade of partnership with Habitat for Humanity, Nissan North America today announced a $1 million grant to help build more homes with families in need of decent, affordable housing. Nissan’s cash contributions to Habitat for Humanity in North America total more than $14 million over the past 11 years

State Farm and Habitat for Humanity continue partnership in 2016

State Farm today announced it will continue to support Habitat for Humanity in the organization’s work to help families achieve strength, stability and self-reliance through affordable housing. The funding will support youth working with Habitat in communities across the country.

Habitat for Humanity leads efforts to ensure New Urban Agenda prioritizes housing

Habitat for Humanity, as the lead representative of civil society organizations, will join world leaders this week for the third and final session of the Preparatory Committee, or PrepCom 3, for Habitat III, the United Nations Conference on Housing and Sustainable Urban Development. Habitat for Humanity has played an integral role throughout the development of the New Urban Agenda, an outcome document that will define the UN’s global urban strategy for the next 20 years. As negotiations take place this week, Habitat aims to influence policymakers to take an informed and effective approach to the growing challenge of urbanization

Wayfair renews global partnership with Habitat for Humanity

Wayfair, an online destination for home furnishings and decor, and Habitat for Humanity International today announced the renewal of their global partnership to help build and rehabilitate affordable homes. The Wayfair partnership has contributed nearly $1 million over the past four years to Habitat, which works alongside homeowners to build or improve a place they can call home. Entering its fifth year as a Habitat for Humanity partner, Wayfair will continue to provide fundraising, product donations and volunteer mobilization to help families build strength, stability and self-reliance.

Habitat for Humanity receives $4.65 million National AmeriCorps grant

Habitat for Humanity received a $4.65 million AmeriCorps grant from the Corporation for National and Community Service to support 350 AmeriCorps members who will serve with Habitat in 25 states across the country

Habitat for Humanity competes in Jewelers Mutual campaign to donate $2 million

Habitat for Humanity is participating in Jewelers Mutual Insurance Company’s “Band Together” online voting campaign this month, which allows the public to decide how $2 million will be distributed to national nonprofits. Beginning today, voters may cast daily ballots for Habitat for Humanity. Other participating nonprofits include St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, with Feeding America and Food Banks Canada competing together. The cause that receives the most votes by July 31 will receive the $1 million grand prize from Jewelers Mutual. The runner-up will get $700,000 and $300,000 will go to the third-place winner.

Transamerica partners with Habitat for Humanity to help families build affordable housing

More than 300 Transamerica employees will help build or repair homes in eight cities across the United States this year in partnership with Habitat for Humanity. This is the company’s fifth consecutive year of partnering with Habitat, building strength, stability and self-reliance through shelter

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Real Estate Strategist Stegemann to Speak At Top Real Estate Tech...

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New home sales prices are increasing, and the pace of new home sales are showing signs of slowing in the four largest homebuilding markets in Texas, but total new home sales remain solid, according to the® New Homes Sales Index and other new home sales data released today.