Four walls. endless possibilities.

We believe in a future where everyone has a decent place to call home. That future starts now.

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Affordable Housing is possible in the Bay Area
Housing affects everything - from traffic to healthcare to our schools. The effects of the affordable housing crisis surround all of us. But this crisis is solvable.

Our Solutions

Habitat's Mission

Our Mission


Seeking to put God’s love into action, Habitat for Humanity brings people together to build homes, communities and hope.

 

Our Vision


A world where everyone has a decent place to live.

All Are Welcome


Habitat for Humanity East Bay/Silicon Valley has an open-door policy: All who believe that everyone needs a decent, affordable place to live are welcome to help with the work, regardless of race, religion, age, gender, political views or any of the other distinctions that too often divide people. In short, Habitat welcomes volunteers and supporters from all backgrounds and also serves people in need of decent housing regardless of race or religion. As a matter of policy, Habitat for Humanity International and its affiliated organizations do not proselytize. This means that Habitat will not offer assistance on the expressed or implied condition that people must either adhere to or convert to a particular faith, or listen and respond to messaging designed to induce conversion to a particular faith.

All Are Welcome at Habitat

Leadership Team


Janice Jensen

President & Chief Executive Officer

In her years at the helm of Habitat EBSV, Janice has overseen a dramatic increase in home production and families served, led two successful mergers, expanded our programs and services, and become a prominent voice for affordable housing at the state and national levels.

Krysta Morgenthaler

Vice President & Chief Development Officer

In her time with Habitat EBSV, Krysta has worn many hats, including fundraising, volunteer management, and marketing. She now oversees a passionate team that works to grow and engage our broad community of support, but as a veteran of dozens of Habitat builds, she can still swing a hammer with the best.

Kevin Elliott

Vice President of Housing Development

Kevin brings to Habitat EBSV a broad base of experience in construction management, across a wide variety of endeavors from single family homes, to multifamily developments, to commercial construction. He leads a dedicated staff through an exciting time of growth and development in home construction and general contracting.

Latest From The Blog

Celebrating 10 Years of the Playhouse Program

This year, we’re excited to celebrate 10 years of our Playhouse Program! That’s right. For a decade now, we’ve been doing adorable, pint-sized construction that creates a lot of smiles in addition to ...

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5 Fun Ways to Stay Productive with Habitat this Summer

With summer in full effect, we want to share how you can turn your free time into a satisfying way to get involved in the community, while enjoying all that summer sunshine. From a walk to your local ...

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Events

Unity Playhouse Build

September 14, 2019

Together, as people of any faith tradition, or perhaps, no faith tradition, we can build Unity. What better way than to gather in our common bond of service to build playhouses for children at Habitat for Humanity’s first Unity Playhouse Build - ...

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The 2019 Cycle of Hope

November 3, 2019

TOGETHER, WE RIDE!

When you ride Cycle of Hope, presented by Patelco, you ride for more than a finish line. You ride as part of a community that shares one vision–a Bay Area where everyone has a decent place to live. With Read more