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At Habitat, we're a community in action.



Before shovels in the ground, Habitat needs laws and regulations that pave the way toward acquiring land, building efficiently, and keeping homeownership affordable for more people. Access to affordable housing depends on systemic support, and that systemic support depends on you - a Habitat advocate.

We have over 32 years’ experience in the affordable housing space, and we take a thoughtful, comprehensive, and forward-looking approach to advocacy. By advocating on behalf of Habitat, you lend your voice to a movement that will instate smart housing policy and a system that lets us bring homeownership within reach of more people.

Sign up for our advocacy alerts to receive more information about affordable housing issues and opportunities to further Habitat's mission.  

COST OF HOME


Families all across the United States are paying too high a price to cover the cost of home. In California, 1 in 5 households spend more than half of their income on housing.

Wages aren’t keeping up with skyrocketing rent and home costs. This leaves more and more families without the personal and economic stability that safe, decent and afford housing provides, and forces them into impossible choices.

When the cost of home is a family’s future, it’s a price we can’t afford to pay.

That’s why we’re committed to mobilizing our partners, volunteers, and community members to find solutions and help create policies that will increase access to affordable housing for Bay Area families. It’s all part of Habitat for Humanity’s first national advocacy campaign: Cost of Home.

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Cycle of Hope 2022

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Cycle of Hope, Habitat for Humanity's annual benefit ride, is coming up on October 23, 2022, in Los Altos Hills!

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