Home Construction


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.

See the impact a home can have on a family.

If you are looking to become a homeowner, please visit our Services page for more information.

Home Construction
Family-Beltran3-Lourdes Beltran.jpg
“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

Latest From The Blog

Meet Beverly

After over 20 years in her San Jose house, Beverly Hayden knows the place she wants to call home for life. She’s comfortable in her element, Bev says, “so I’m not moving out!”

Read more

Construction Update: April

Fremont (Central Commons – 30 new homes, 1st phase): The end of Phase 1 is just around the corner and we can feel it! We’ve spent the home stretch working on landscaping, door hardware and signs, ...

Read more

Events

Thrivent Financial Day at the Giants

April 27, 2019

For the 16th year running, our partners at Thrivent are taking Habitat to the baseball diamond! Join Habitat baseball fans of all ages to enjoy a game, eat delicious food, and support local affordable homes.

San Jose Giants Vs. ...

Read more

Housing Help in the Library Series - May

May 2, 2019

Are you in need of housing help? The Central Park Library in Santa Clara has partnered with Habitat for Humanity East Bay/Silicon Valley, Catholic Charities of Santa Clara County, Housing Trust Silicon Valley, Project Sentinel, Silicon Valley ...

Read more