Housing Equity

The Need for Racial Equity in Housing

2024-03-05T15:10:45-08:00February 27th, 2024|

With the close of Black History Month, we're reminded of the ongoing importance of addressing racial disparities, particularly in homeownership. As highlighted by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, homeownership remains a significant factor in the wealth gap. President and CEO Kwofi Reed's words from two years ago resonate strongly today: San Diego Habitat for

Advocacy Update: June 2023

2023-06-01T11:25:43-07:00June 19th, 2023|

We see the effect of the high cost of housing and it's why we advocate to build more affordable homes for ownership.Our friends at California Housing Partnership recently released their "State Affordable Housing Needs" annual report. Here are some of the key findings:Black renter households are 41% more severely cost burdened than white renter households. Renters

June is National Homeownership Month

2023-06-01T11:25:33-07:00June 1st, 2023|

National Homeownership Month is celebrated in the United States every June to raise awareness about the benefits of owning a home, and the importance of making homeownership more attainable for all Americans. Homeownership provides stability and security, and allows families to establish roots in a community. It is one of the best tools we have

Op-Ed: Homeownership and Families of Color

2022-05-09T17:21:41-07:00March 31st, 2022|

ICYMI: Last month, the San Diego Union Tribune published an op-ed penned by San Diego Habitat President and CEO, Kwofi Reed, addressing Black History Month and the challenges that remain in providing affordable homeownership to San Diegans of color due to historically discriminatory housing policy — and the unique role Habitat can play in

+You: A Series of Discussions on Housing

2021-01-29T11:13:05-08:00July 22nd, 2020|

Everyone has been affected by the global public health crisis and the accompanying economic shocks of COVID-19. This is an unprecedented moment where every one of us has been forced to deeply consider the fundamental importance of home — of having safe, decent and affordable shelter. Many of us are also reflecting on social

We Stand in Solidarity

2021-01-29T11:13:47-08:00June 4th, 2020|

San Diego Habitat for Humanity stands with the Black Community and Communities of Color and joins in a desperate cry for justice, not only for the recent tragic deaths of George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery, and Breonna Taylor, but for our countless neighbors who have been victims of historic, systemic, and institutional racism and prejudice

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