A world where everyone has a safe and decent place to live.
Build simple, decent, and affordable houses. Partner with community and volunteers. Promote home ownership as a means of breaking the cycle of poverty. Motto: “a hand up - not a handout".
Established locally in 1994. It is the only affiliate located in Newfoundland and Labrador. In St. John’s /Mount Pearl we have built 37 homes. Last year built 2 in Labrador City Have provide homes for 124 children
Home Ownership Program: ◦ Family Qualification and Selection Process: Need, Ability to Pay, Willingness to Partner Financial and Employment History References and Community Support ◦ Families are required to contribute a minimum of 500 hours “sweat equity”. ◦ Receive training and support.
Home Ownership Program: ◦ Houses appraised at fair market value. ◦ SOLD with no cash down payment. ◦ Mortgages held interest-free by Habitat. ◦ Payments geared to income.