Our impact 2020

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


200

Working families with low-income (over 700 people) became new homeowners in 2020 by partnering with Habitat in Canada.


Approximately

2,600

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:



Almost

$35 M

in societal benefits were returned to communities.

Research shows that for every dollar donated, $4 in social benefits are returned to the community.


Almost

$72.6 M

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:

2,000

youth

including Indigenous and at-risk youth, received on-the-job skills training and instruction, building confidence and leadership skills.


11,000

volunteers

helped local Habitats across Canada build homes, operate Habitat ReStores and engage their communities in the work of Habitat for Humanity.


108

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.

Since 1985