Building homes is about a community – Habitat, homeowners, volunteers, donors – coming together to build a better life and stronger neighborhood. Habitat homes are designed to maximize space and comfort while blending beautifully with the surrounding neighborhood. As a green builder, we take a whole systems approach to design and construction that conserves resources and contributes to a healthy environment both inside and outside the homes we build.
Habitat homes are then purchased by families with limited incomes through affordable mortgages. Families partner with Habitat and participate in the construction their own homes as they prepare for successful homeownership.
Together with the future homebuyers, volunteers, and community of supporters, we build sustainably, intelligently, and affordably, offering more families a chance to gain a foothold on a strong, stable future.
If you are looking to become a homeowner, please visit our Services page for more information.
“We are really grateful that we have the ability to do this. If it wasn’t for the house through Habitat, I don’t think this would be possible. The money other people make goes all to rent. Luckily, we have the house, so we do have the ability to do all these things for our kids.”
Lourdes, Habitat Homeowner
December 4, 2019
Join us for a one-hour presentation on Wednesday, December 4th at 6:30 p.m. (check-in at 6:00 p.m.) to learn about current and future Habitat homeownership opportunities in Alameda, Contra Costa, and Santa Clara counties.
December 7, 2019
Thinking of creating a budget/spending plan? Habitat for Humanity East Bay/Silicon Valley is here to help! Creating and sticking to a financial budget can be a daunting task for anybody. Where do I start? How do I start to save? How do I budget ...