Get Involved with Habitat in Your Community

The eight Habitat for Humanity affiliates across Chicagoland have built homes in over 20 neighborhoods throughout the Chicago metro area and collar communities.

Habitat for Humanity in Chicagoland is a catalyst that mobilizes people to build thriving neighborhoods because everyone wants to live in a strong, stable community.

Helping Families in Chicagoland

Habitat for Humanity provides a hand up, not a hand out, to hard-working families with low incomes who are willing to partner with Habitat as homeowners.

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  • "The Habitat volunteers who helped me and my family were the hands and feet of God!" -Susan Pederson-Wilson
  • Harris Family Story Harris family makes final Habitat mortgage payment one year early
  • Turnipseed Family A place where my children can succeed
Improves Health

Did You Know....

Homeownership Improves Health

74% of Habitat families report overall health has improved since moving into their home.

Impacts Education

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Homeownership Impacts Education

Homeownership leads to improved test scores in children, 9% in math and 
7% in reading.

Building Wealth

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Homeownership Builds Wealth

Homeownership is an important means of wealth accumulation through equity.

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