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

Your gift allows families to dream big

Habitat for Humanity has helped thousands of families obtain an affordable mortgage, buy a safe and decent home, and make a fresh start in life. We aren’t just building houses; we’re building places for new dreams to take root.

Eleven local Habitats recognized as national award winners announced

From May 10-12, 2023, Habitat for Humanity Canada held its National Conference and Annual General Meeting in Winnipeg, Manitoba, which included celebrating the achievements of local Habitats during its National Award Celebration Gala and Dinner. Eleven local Habitats were recognized for their 2022 efforts and accomplishments. Congratulations to all the winners!

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.

A place to dream – Travis and Jordan’s story

Travis and Jordan wanted a home of their own, but couldn’t afford a down payment. A friend who volunteered for Habitat suggested they apply for Habitat Okanagan’s affordable homeownership program.

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.

With a lot of help from our friends