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Five members of Juanita’s family are considered essential workers. A @tchabitat homeowner since 1995, she shared what homeownership has meant to her family and why she advocates for home affordability and stability, especially during these challenging times. #CostofHome
At #HabitatforHumanity, we build houses — and through those houses, families achieve the strength, stability and self-reliance they need in order to achieve better lives. 🏠 Thank you to all who support our mission.habitat.ngo/2jdB
In this essay reflecting on the progress made in the first year of our #CostOfHome advocacy campaign, our VP of global relations and advocacy discusses where we must focus our future efforts in the face of impacts from COVID-19, issues of systemic racism and upcoming elections.
On Wednesday, July 15, we will host a live conversation with @SenJackReed, our CEO @JReckford and other housing experts as they discuss housing stability during the COVID-19 pandemic. Check out the full details and set a reminder to tune in at 2 p.m. ET on Wednesday.
“When Habitat called, I started crying. I was excited because I was approved, and I felt accomplished. My brain just went instantly to, ‘Your life just changed.’” — Lorrie, #HabitatforHumanity homeowner 🏠❤️#FridayFeelss
Agree with Michael Stegman of @Harvard_JCHS in this piece: COVID provides an opportunity to rethink and reinvest in housing. Read his thoughts here: jchs.harvard.edu/blog/to-rebuil…
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As @UN member states hold their annual meeting to discuss the Sustainable Development Goals, we are calling on world leaders to assure COVID-19 does not derail progress toward the goal of assuring adequate housing for all by 2030. Full press release: habitat.ngo/UNsdgs
“A simple awareness of our racial inequality is not going to accomplish much,” says author Richard Rothstein. “The tough work comes in moving from awareness to action.” View the full discussion on race and housing from our “+You” thought leadership series. habitat.ngo/2j9
From @washingtonpost: 20 percent of the 110 million Americans living in rental households are at risk of eviction by Sept. 30, with African American and Hispanic renters expected to be hardest hit. Full story: wapo.st/3fegWhQ washingtonpost.com/business/2020/…
Happy 74th wedding anniversary to President and Mrs. Carter! You inspire us every day, and we are so grateful for your wonderful example.
COVID-19 has driven home the importance of housing as a front line of defense against disease. Hear from Habitat experts around the world about our goal of creating healthy homes and also supporting healthier housing markets that can lead the way to a sustainable recovery.
"Zoning has separated more than just land uses. It has also separated people. As a result, we pay the cost in public health, racial and economic injustices, higher housing costs, and more." #LandUse. @Housing360 explains: housingmatters.urban.org/feature/zoning…
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“This eureka moment where I was like ‘Oh, the prescription I want to write is for a healthier home, and that’s not stocked at the pharmacy at Boston Medical Center.” Dr. @megansandel talks about how housing impacts health in a segment from our “+You” thought leadership series.
Even more than wood or concrete, Habitat homes are made with love. Thank you to all of you that support Habitat for Humanity’s vision of a world where everyone has a decent place to live.
From @voxeu: “Recommendations to limit the spread of COVID-19 call for social distancing, washing, and access to information and treatment. However, people need to be in household environments that allow them to follow those recommendations.” Full story. habitat.ngo/2j5
This week, the @GeorgeMasonU School for Conflict Analysis and Resolution was renamed the Jimmy and Rosalynn Carter School for Peace and Conflict Resolution. Congratulations to the Carters, our most famous volunteers, for this amazing and well-deserved honor! twitter.com/GMUCarterSchoo…
From @HousingWire: “Our country needs to take intentional steps to produce tangible, economic gains for Americans who remain in the shadow of social injustice. One place to start is in housing.” habitat.ngo/2j3
#HabitatforHumanity connects people. We believe in helping our neighbors, and we have always been there to build alongside families as they fight back from adversity. 🏠E
“For hundreds of thousands of families in Romania living in informal settlements, the stay-at-home order was almost impossible to follow.” Roberto Patrascoiu, national director of @RomaniaHabitat, explains why safe shelter is so important, now more than ever.
Development experts have identified improving housing in vulnerable communities and strengthening defenses against climate change as areas of focus as countries look to revive their economies in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. Full story from @AJENews. aljazeera.com/ajimpact/solar…
Our vision is a world where everyone has a decent place to live. The stability and security of a home their family can afford makes all the difference in the life of a child. 🏠l
Before #COVID19, over 18 million U.S. households were paying half or more of their income on housing. Now, with more than 30 million people filing for unemployment, the situation is much worse. Join us in asking Congress to act for housing stability: habitat.org/act-now-COVID-…
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From @Forbes: The 1930s-era housing policy known as redlining remains a major factor in the U.S.’ already substantial wealth gap between black and white families. forbes.com/sites/brendari…
Habitat for Humanity is at work in all 50 U.S. states, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico, as well as in more than 70 countries around the world. This Habitat home was built in Manchester, Georgia.
Habitat for Humanity ReStores are more than just resale stores — they support our mission in important ways. Learn more.
During the month of July, Habitat for Humanity International will pause all of our paid advertising on Facebook’s services in support of the #StopHateforProfit campaign. Learn more about the campaign here: adl.org/news/press-rel…
You have helped Habitat open doors for more than 40 years. We thank you so much for your unwavering support of our vision where everyone has a decent place to live!
In 1989, Beau and Emma celebrated paying off their house with a mortgage burning. They were the owners of the first home built by Koinonia’s Partnership Housing Program, using the model that would become Habitat for Humanity. Learn more about Habitat's history. #TBT
Everyone deserves to build the foundation for a strong, healthy future for themselves and their families — no matter where they live or how much money they earn. Help us make the #CostOfHome something we all can afford.
You can help strengthen communities through a #ServiceYear with Habitat AmeriCorps. Browse all of our open positions and apply today! - with @HFHAmeriCorps
Our live panel discussion about how historic housing discrimination against Black Americans contributes to racial inequities today begins at 2pm (ET). Click here to view the live stream: habitat.ngo/raceandhousing
Nearly 1 in 3 Americans missed a housing payment in June, according to a new survey by Apartment List, and this housing instability is likely to continue after the #COVID19 pandemic. More from @AliciaAdamczyk and @CNBC: ow.ly/cESn50AeQ68
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From @urbaninstitute: Racial and economic disparities in access to safe and affordable housing existed long before the COVID-19 pandemic, and new data from the @uscensusbureau suggest that the pandemic — and its economic fallout — is only widening these divides.
Set a reminder to join us tomorrow at 2pm (ET) for “+You: How historic housing discrimination against Black Americans contributes to racial inequities today.” A live conversation on housing & race with Richard Rothstein, @memphishabitat's Dwayne Spencer, moderated by @alexi.
In this 2018 video, @NPRCodeSwitch’s Gene Demby explains how government-backed policies created the housing disparities we see today, and he discusses the effect they’ve had on schools, health, family wealth and policing. – with @NPR
Happy #FathersDay to all the dads out there who are helping to build a better a world for their families! 🏠#HabitatforHumanityyk
From @SingletaryM’s column in @washingtonpost: New research suggests the COVID-19 pandemic is widening racial disparities in homeownership. Read in full. habitat.ngo/2iZ
During this uncertain time, many of us are seeing firsthand how critical a decent, affordable home is for a family. Spread the word and show your support for Habitat for Humanity's mission to make housing affordable by embarking on some of these family-friendly activities.
Today, Habitat for Humanity International staff are observing Juneteenth — the oldest nationally celebrated commemoration of the ending of slavery in the United States — with a Day of Reflection, Action and Solidarity.
Watch “Segregated by Design,” a short film narrated by Richard Rothstein, author of The Color of Law, that examines how federal, state and local governments unconstitutionally segregated every major metropolitan area in the U.S. through law and policy. segregatedbydesign.com
Join us Tuesday at 2 p.m. ET for “+You: How historic housing discrimination against Black Americans contributes to racial inequities today.” A conversation on housing & race with Richard Rothstein, @memphishabitat's Dwayne Spencer, moderated by @alexi. habitat.ngo/LiveDiscussion
Habitat is confronting the global housing need that has been exposed and exacerbated by COVID-19 through our Homes, Communities, Hope + You campaign. Our thanks to longtime Habitat partners @levolor, @Lowes and @RepublicService for their support!
Tomorrow at 9 a.m. ET @beckyochong, our Asia-Pacific senior manager for urban, land and housing policy, will moderate a webinar exploring critical resilient housing gaps that make managing pandemics difficult in part 2 of a @PSUEngineering series. bit.ly/HomesHealth2
Black home-ownership is at its lowest point in 50 years, in part because of a decades-old practice rooted in racism: redlining. @PattersonNBC reports for us on the problem -- and the solutions -- tonight on @NBCNightlyNews.
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From @WorldBank Blogs: Not only is the coronavirus pandemic having serious health impacts around the world, it also has the potential to significantly affect the housing, land and property of women, particularly in low- and middle-income countries.
Tomorrow, join part 2 of the “Our Homes, Our Health” @PSUEngineering webinar series to explore the critical resilient housing gaps that make managing pandemics difficult. Habitat’s @beckyochong serves as a moderator. Click for details and registration. bit.ly/HomesHealth2
“Habitat volunteers came to the rescue.” After a hiatus due to the pandemic, some #HabitatforHumanity locations are beginning to resume their aging in place work this month. A recent article in @Forbes highlights this important work with older adults. Full story.
As communities continue to be hit hard by COVID-19, reports from @InnovateEconomy show that the “number of poor neighborhoods in metropolitan areas has actually doubled from 1980 — and most existing low-income areas only fell deeper into poverty.” Full story from @CityLab.
Over the years, we’ve witnessed families and volunteers connect across cultures and languages, make both memories and an impact, and work together to build homes and hope on a Habitat build site. Here is just a small sample. habitat.ngo/moments habitat.ngo/moments
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