COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Update

ReStores: All Milwaukee County ReStores Are Open: Per CDC guidelines, we are not requiring those who are fully vaccinated to wear masks. We strongly encourage those who are not fully vaccinated to continue wearing masks in our stores and when interacting with ReStore staff/volunteers. Shopping hours for all locations are Tues-Fri: 10am-6pm, Sat: 10am-4pm. Donation… Read more

Volunteer Update

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

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

Bernadette’s Return to Holidays at Home

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

Habitat Accepting Applications for 2022 First-Time Homebuyers

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

Gustice is Building Stability in Midtown

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