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“The landmark Fair Housing Act put an end to despicable forms of discrimination that put up barriers to millions of Americans who were seeking better lives for their families,” Reckford said. “But no one should be satisfied that the progress brought by the Fair Housing Act solved fair housing in America. Far too many millions of Americans still face enormous barriers to decent and affordable housing.
Habitat for Humanity helps to secure significant funding increases for affordable housing in 2018...
Habitat for Humanity today praised significant increases in U.S. affordable housing funding for 2018, following more than a year of intense advocacy by the housing nonprofit. The funding bill approved by Congress and signed by the president today not only rejected previously proposed steep cuts, but increased funding in key initiatives that Habitat and other organizations use to expand access to affordable housing
Habitat for Humanity hails House of Representatives’ bipartisan passage of legislation that will lower...
In a strong and bipartisan show of support, the U.S. House of Representatives approved the Housing Opportunities Made Easier, or HOME, Act, a bill that would clarify law allowing home appraisers to donate their services to organizations like Habitat for Humanity.
Simpson Strong-Tie renews partnership with Habitat for Humanity to help build more disaster-resilient homes
Simpson Strong-Tie is renewing its partnership with Habitat for Humanity to continue supporting the housing organization’s efforts to make homes resilient to disasters. This is the 12th consecutive year of the partnership to help more families in need of a decent and affordable place to call home. To date, the manufacturer of structural product solutions has contributed more than $2.75 million toward Habitat’s mission.
Marking an 11th annual holiday tradition, the 2017 Rockefeller Center ® Christmas tree will be milled into lumber and donated to Habitat for Humanity to be used in construction of new affordable homes in the United States.
Wrapping up this week, Delta and Aeroméxico volunteers built the 250th home in Mexico as a part of the 14th Global Build with long-standing partner Habitat for Humanity. A supporter of local Habitat organizations since 1995, Delta became a national partner in 2006. Through the national partnership, Delta volunteers have helped build or rehabilitate a total of 253 homes in 12 countries around the world.
Habitat for Humanity is commencing the long-term phase of its Habitat Hammers Backhurricane recovery initiative, pledging to help more than 6,000 families across regions impacted by hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria.
Habitat for Humanity and Bank of America are partnering for the fourth consecutive year on a Global Build that will engage bank employees and local Habitat organizations around the world.
Habitat Hammers Back: Habitat for Humanity receives major support for hurricane recovery as leading...
Four organizations will serve as keystone partners of Habitat for Humanity’s response to Hurricanes Harvey and Irma, each making contributions of $1 million or more to support the Habitat Hammers Back initiative. The gifts from the Dow Chemical Company, General Motors, Thrivent Financial and a group of American wind energy companies will support on-the-ground responses to the hurricanes in Texas, Florida and other affected areas.
Online home furnishings retailer The Mine continues its commitment to Habitat for Humanity for the fourth year through product donations with a retail value of $1 million to Habitat for Humanity ReStore resale outlets.
Nissan North America today announced the continuation of its long-standing partnership with Habitat for Humanity with a $1 million donation. Nissan has contributed more than $15 million to Habitat nationally since the partnership began in 2005, when Nissan donated 50 trucks and mobilized employees to assist in homebuilding following Hurricanes Katrina and Rita in the Gulf Coast region.
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.
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.
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 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