Our impact 2020
We bring communities together to help families build strength, stability and independence through affordable homeownership.
Working families with low-income (over 700 people) became new homeowners in 2020 by partnering with Habitat in Canada.
Canadian families continued to benefit from their Habitat partnership, paying down their Habitat mortgage with affordable, geared-to-income payments.
Of the 200 families that moved into a Habitat home in 2020:
in societal benefits were returned to communities.
Research shows that for every dollar donated, $4 in social benefits are returned to the community.
added to the affordable housing portfolio in Canada
representing the new Habitat homes bought by Habitat homeowners in 2020.
In a year where we faced many challenges and uncertainty, through our international support we were able to:
Through other Habitat for Humanity housing programs in 2020:
including Indigenous and at-risk youth, received on-the-job skills training and instruction, building confidence and leadership skills.
helped local Habitats across Canada build homes, operate Habitat ReStores and engage their communities in the work of Habitat for Humanity.
Habitat ReStores across Canada
This successful social enterprise is a Canadian idea that helps local Habitats build more homes and is an environmentally-friendly initiative, diverting high-quality product away from landfills.