We have helped more than 360 families, including over 1,000 children, build brighter futures through Habitat’s affordable homeownership model.
Every $1 invested in a Habitat for Humanity build produces $4 worth of social benefit.
87% report less asthma and allergy-related conditions
76% report improvement in overall family health
88% report improvements in their children’s confidence
76% report improvements in children’s grades
Family income rises by 6% each year they are in their home
There are also benefits for the entire community
- Rental capacity freed up to absorb demands for new affordable housing from population growth
- No public funds are needed to maintain these homes, as families do so themselves
- Habitat homeowners in the GTA are now contributing $1.2 million in municipal property taxes