About Habitat for Humanity

About Habitat for Humanity

Learn about our work, mission, history and leadership.

Frequently asked questions

Get answers to some of our most frequently asked questions on what Habitat for Humanity does in the U.S. and around the world, and how you can join us.

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Why shelter?

The benefits that safe and affordable shelter can have on families and communities who partner with Habitat for Humanity can be long-lasting and life-changing.

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Newsroom

Our newsroom has the latest press releases covering Habitat for Humanity’s volunteer events, partnerships and corporate news, along with our contact info for the media.

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Habitat's history

Founded in 1976 by Millard and Linda Fuller, Habitat for Humanity is a true world leader in addressing the issues of poor housing conditions.

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Partners

We are deeply grateful to the many partners who help Habitat for Humanity build decent and affordable housing in the United States and around the world.

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Habitat Learns

You can learn more about housing issues around the world. In this learning portal, you will find online courses, articles and downloadable resources.

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Advocacy

Join people in your own community and all over the world who are advocating for access to safe and affordable housing. Become a Habitat for Humanity advocate.

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You can help families today

Families who partner with us build their own homes alongside volunteers, pay an affordable mortgage and are grateful for your help.