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San Diego Habitat for Humanity Sends Message to Candidates: Make Housing a Priority

2021-01-28T23:34:11-08:00October 26th, 2020|

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE San Diego Habitat for Humanity Ellen Immergut | Director of Communications Mobile: 619-379-5793 ellen.immergut@sandiegohabitat.org MEDIA RELEASE SAN DIEGO, CA (OCTOBER 26, 2020)—Housing is a basic human need and yet, one in six families in the United States spends more than half their income every month on housing. This election season, families across

An Unprecedented 2020 CA State Legislative Session Closes

2021-01-29T11:07:46-08:00September 30th, 2020|

Despite the wide reaching impacts of COVID-19 on the California Legislature this year, we saw some important housing bills make it to Governor Gavin Newsom’s desk. Habitat for Humanity California’s hardworking lobbying team at lighthouse Public Affairs in Sacramento did a fantastic job keeping housing solutions in the spotlight in a mostly virtual session.

Labor Day Sale: Save All Weekend Long

2021-01-29T00:59:50-08:00September 4th, 2020|

Make the ReStore your first stop this weekend to save! Friday, September 4th through Monday, September 7th, take 50% off everything in-store and online. Shop any of our four convenient San Diego County locations — in Kearny Mesa, Escondido, National City, and Carlsbad — from 10:00am to 4:00pm through Saturday, or visit us online though

Habitat for Humanity’s Role in Neighborhood Revitalization

2021-01-29T11:13:23-08:00July 5th, 2020|

Habitat for Humanity offers expertise in partnerships and affordable housing. Partnering with residents and other organizations helps ensure that Habitat’s work — from home rehabs to community gardens, from new houses to financial literacy classes — contributes to the fabric of neighborhoods and makes them an inviting place to call home. We can’t do

Resident Leadership is Key to Revitalization Efforts

2021-01-29T11:13:38-08:00June 5th, 2020|

One of the practices that keeps the neighborhood revitalization work that Habitat does sustainable is Resident Leadership. As part of our revitalization of neighborhoods, Habitat identifies key individuals who are pillars of strength in a neighborhood. We rely on these leaders to continue the revitalization work long after Habitat has left the neighborhood. They know

Introduction to the Quality of Life Framework

2021-01-29T11:14:55-08:00April 5th, 2020|

The Quality of Life Framework is a tool developed by Habitat for Humanity to provide direction for the often-complex work of Neighborhood Revitalization, the ultimate outcome of which is improved quality of life. At the center of the Quality of Life Framework are the “gifts, dreams, and concerns” of residents. This work requires the

Collaborating to Serve Veterans

2021-01-29T11:15:35-08:00February 12th, 2020|

San Diego Habitat recently hosted Winter Ops, a training conference for 11 affiliates adopting the Veterans Build program (VB), organized by Habitat for Humanity International’s Veterans Build team. Six legacy VB affiliates joined the new affiliates and national partners — including The Home Depot Foundation, Department of Veterans’ Affairs, Wells Fargo Foundation, Bank of


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