What does ‘home’ mean to you?

Who better to ask what the concept of home means than children? Genworth Canada, in conjunction with Habitat for Humanity, is asking students in grades 4, 5, and 6 to share their stories, videos and poems in the Meaning of Home Contest. The winning student will receive a $50,000 donation towards a Habitat build of …

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I Hope I Never Forget

by , Executive Director HFHSC One night while I was reading online news stories, I came across a piece that stirred in me an overwhelming emotional response. The story was about a man in Clayton Heights, B.C., who was lobbying the local municipal government to have basement suites deemed illegal and to not allow renters …

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Family Selection Story

Devin Manning was driving to a carpentry job here on the Sunshine Coast when he got the phone call that would change his life. “(Habitat for Humanity Sunshine Coast board chair) Laurie Vance called to give me the news that my family had been accepted for a Habitat home. It was a surreal experience. I …

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2017 Affordable Housing Survey Results

MEDIA RELEASE June 20, 2017 NINE OUT OF TEN CANADIANS BELIEVE WE NEED AFFORDABLE HOUSING SOLUTIONS TORONTO, ON – A majority of Canadians have made it clear: we are not paying enough attention to affordable housing needs and solutions, according to a new Habitat for Humanity Affordable Housing Survey. “Ten years ago, affordable housing was …

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