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.

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.

Habitat for Humanity Canada partners with ScotiaRISE to help youth build job skills

Habitat for Humanity Canada is partnering with ScotiaRISE, Scotiabank’s 10-year $500 million initiative that aims to promote economic resilience among disadvantaged groups, to grow Habitat Canada’s Every Youth Initiative with a commitment of $900,000 over three years.


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.

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