For most people, buying a home is an essential part of financial independence. However, for many of our community’s families, homeownership is out of reach. Low-wage jobs with few benefits make it impossible for a family to afford a decent place to live, much less qualify to purchase a home of their own. Even full-time workers find themselves paying half their income on rent alone. Families are forced to make impossible choices. Rent or healthcare? Food or school supplies?
This summer, we plan to return to the neighborhood a greenspace for quiet, peaceful reflection and remembrance of the 12th Ward WWII veterans. Efforts are underway to construct a simple memorial, landscaping and flag.
But you help is needed to finish the rest of the park.
You may already know a little bit about how Habitat works. But do you know what the typical Habitat house looks like here in the Capital District? Let us take you through one of the most affordable homes recently sold in the Capital District.
We are committed to aiding our neighbors in the revitalization of their communities, so families and their neighborhoods can know the strength and stability of being able to exchange ideas, goods and services, and smiles – to build together a more beloved, more just community.
Because we are called to build a world where everyone has a decent place to call home, we are proud to meet rigorous standards for building energy- and resource-efficient homes.