Habitat impacts every area of a family’s life – health, safety, education outcomes, and financial opportunity. And the impact grows with each generation.
One third of all Wisconsinites spend over half their income on housing, making it hard to achieve financial stability. We’re working to change that.
Your financial support, your time and your voice will help bring independence to families in need of a decent place to live.
In 2017, Fox Cities Habitat conducted a Family Impact Study to look at the long term effects of homeownership in the lives of our families. In the words of our homeowners:
“My son was 10 when the home was built. He was so proud when we built the house. I remember on the building site that he would proudly wear every day the stick-on name tag that has his name on it and said “homeowner” underneath it. He is now a business school graduate working in the field of finance.”
“Our son has problems with asthma and allergies and he is much healthier in our new house.”
“Going through the Habitat process meant that I had to rely on and save myself. My parents are so supportive, but they would not have been able to provide this solid environment that my Habitat home provides.”
“My favorite part of the house is that it’s mine. I am responsible for it. It gives me a sense of freedom and independence.”