We bring communities together to help families build strength, stability and independence through affordable homeownership.

What does home mean to you?

When home is safe affordable and stable, the possibilities for what a Habitat home can transform into are endless.

2022 Year in Review

At Habitat Canada, we’re building a better world through housing. Thanks to the generosity of our corporate and strategic partners, individual donors, and those who shop in our 107 Habitat ReStores, as well as nearly 13,000 volunteers, we continue to open doors to possibility, helping people in Canada and around the world build financial stability, self-reliance, and brighter futures.

Four people standing in a warehouse, holding a sign for more affordable housing

Canada extends partnership with Habitat for Humanity to build more affordable housing

The Honourable Ahmed Hussen, Minister of Housing and Diversity and Inclusion, alongside Iqwinder Gaheer, Member of Parliament for Mississauga-Malton, and Julia Deans, President and Chief Executive Officer, Habitat for Humanity Canada, announced a federal investment of $25 million to build 500 new affordable homes across Canada over the next three years.

New Survey on Homeownership and the Housing Affordability Crisis

Habitat for Humanity Canada has released the results of a new national survey revealing Canadians’ attitudes towards the affordable housing crisis in Canada.

Investing in youth skills – for their future as well as ours

Twenty-two percent of Canada’s construction workforce is expected to retire by 2030, leaving a gap of as many as 81,000 workers to supply the 22 million housing units Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation forecasts are needed to have a chance at achieving housing affordability.


Hassina's Story

Hassen and Hassina’s Canadian story began in a cramped 2-bedroom rental in Calgary, after Hassen moved here from South Africa for a better life in 2008.
Habitat homeowners, Tina, Niu and their family standing outside

Home is for the future

Tina and Niu had been living in a basement suite for nine years, sharing the work in the garden and looking after the place when their landlords were away.
Habitat homeowner, Chantal, on the left, with her children, smiling

Home is for generations to come

For Chantel, home is an intergenerational gift. A gift she will pass on to her children, whom she hopes will later pass on to her grandchildren, and then her great-grandchildren after that.

With a lot of help from our friends