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Learn more about what is going on across at Habitat for Humanity in San Francisco, San Mateo, and Marin Counties.

 

gallery_xlarge-1Choose to keep our working families in the Bay Area by changing housing policies
It is no secret that the Bay Area is in the midst of a housing crisis. The Chronicle is filled each week with stories that contrast the impossible-to-ignore plight of the homeless with the eye-watering cost of market-rate homes. It is no secret that the Bay Area is in the midst of a housing crisis. Read more...

 

SJM-L-DESMOND-1103-05Bay Area housing crisis ‘really grim,’ but there’s hope, ‘Evicted’ author says
Calling the Bay Area’s housing crisis “really grim,” Matthew Desmond, author of the Pulitzer Prize-winning book “Evicted,” on Friday said there’s hope on the horizon — a burgeoning equitable housing movement that is picking up speed. “I’m encouraged. I think that the narrative is changing. Read more...

 

smdailyCEQA abuse delays, frustrates affordable housing
As our next affordable development in Redwood City finally gets the green light, our CEO Maureen Sedonaen writes in San Mateo Daily Journal about the lawsuit that held the project up and the reforms needed to ensure homebuilding isn't unreasonably blocked. Read more...


6Habitat Greater San Francisco’s home repair program wins plaudits from homeowners, press.
More than 100 volunteers were welcomed in to the residences of East Palo Alto homeowners in late July during Habitat for Humanity Greater San Francisco’s latest Building Blocks event. Read more…

 

IMG_6962San Francisco Chronicle meets Habitat volunteers and homeowners
A reporter and photographer from the San Francisco Chronicle met with volunteers and homeowners in July – and saw how our home repair program keeps residents in their homes and communities. Read more…

 
 

rwc-537792-editedRedwood City development gets green light after legal dispute ends
A Habitat development of 20 two- and three-bedroom homes in downtown Redwood City has been given the green light. The announcement comes after a lawsuit that had blocked building was settled. Read more…