We did it! Over 500 volunteers built 13 homes in four days at Raise Your Hand Chicagoland. Click here to see news, photos and video from the event or sign up for information about future volunteer opportunities!

Chicagoland Habitat for Humanity is a nonprofit organization that transforms lives through affordable and responsible homeownership.

The Housing Crisis in Chicago

A weak economy, extensive job losses, and record residential foreclosures have brought about a “Housing Crisis” in Chicago, leaving over 400,000 families in need of decent, affordable housing. Help us to MEASURE UP to our fundraising goal for 2014-15.

We raised nearly $1.39 million toward our $2 million goal during our 2013-14 fiscal year!

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

Did You Know....

Homeownership Builds Wealth

Homeownership is an important means of wealth accumulation through equity.

Helping Families

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 us 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

Where We Build

Chicagoland Habitat for Humanity, in partnership with our eight affiliates, has built homes in over 20 neighborhoods throughout the Chicago metro area and collar communities.

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