The need for safe, affordable housing has only been amplified by this pandemic and we’re immensely grateful to all of those individuals who have supported our work both in person and virtually. While things can always change you can find our current list of safety protocols here: Milwaukee Habitat COVID-19 On-Site Safety Protocol. As of… Read more
Ashley’s Path To Homeownership Years before Ashley applied for Habitat’s affordable homeownership program, she volunteered to help another family become a first-time homebuyer. Ashley dedicated an entire spring break trip in college to help build with Habitat for Humanity in New Orleans. The experience left a lasting impression. So much so that when Ashley decided… Read more
The Kittners hope others in the community will utilize the Critical Home Repair Program and partner with Milwaukee Habitat for Humanity.
“You don’t need to struggle. The process is easy, especially for people who work so much and who don’t have much time,” Yanina said.
Bernadette’s Return to Holidays at Home Bernadette recalls memories of hosting holiday get-togethers at her former home. She loved getting all of her children together to celebrate the joy of the season. Unfortunately, when Bernadette had to downsize to a one-bedroom apartment, things changed. She no longer had room to host Thanksgiving dinners or Christmas… Read more
Milwaukee Habitat for Humanity is now accepting applications for first-time homebuyers interested in building their own brand new home in 2022. Habitat will begin construction of these new, affordable homes in Milwaukee’s Harambee neighborhood beginning in March. First-time buyers can build a 3-4 bedroom home for an average mortgage payment of $600-$800 per month. Milwaukee… Read more
Sign a Stud & Share your Message This February, you have the opportunity to be part of a 2022 Habitat family’s new home. Throughout the month, you can sign studs that will be used to build the walls of future Habitat Homes. These studs will be available to sign near the register at each of… Read more
Gustice is Building Stability in Midtown Stability is one of the key benefits of homeownership. From the financial stability of locking in a long-term mortgage rate to the physical stability of putting down roots in a neighborhood, homeownership offers a constant in world full of variables. Gustice is acutely aware of what that stability, or… Read more
As we honor the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. this week, we recall Dr King’s fight for fair housing.
a word from our executive director For so many families in our community, 2021 necessitated tremendous resilience. The ongoing pandemic encumbered strain and hardship on our neighbors throughout the city, but particularly those earning below Milwaukee’s median income. As immense challenges like these persist, it’s more important than ever to come together and support one… Read more
Breaking the Cycle of “Lifetime Renting” Sophia has her sights set on breaking a cycle of “lifetime renting” in her family. She has been working hard to financially prepare to make an investment in the stability of homeownership. She sees it as an opportunity to give her children a better life. With four children, three… Read more