our impact

We have helped more than 330 families to build a brighter future through Habitat’s affordable homeownership model.

 

meet the Sinato family

Those 330 families include over 1,750 individuals – 1,000 of whom are children.

Learn why Habitat homeowners, volunteers and donors get involved with us and the lasting difference it makes, not only in the lives of Habitat families, but in the lives of those who help them achieve their dream of affordable homeownership.

read their stories

Tremendous and lasting social and economic benefits result for the entire community when families have access to affordable homeownership.

 

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