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Habitat for Humanity Philadelphia Celebrates Homeowners, Volunteers and Partners at Building Hope Luncheon

The affordable housing nonprofit’s signature event raised nearly $725,000 to build and repair homes alongside Philadelphia families.

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April 29

“She’s A Builder”: Emily Lucas, Director of Construction Operations, moves on after 18 years at Habitat Philadelphia

Lucas pioneered Habitat Philly’s critical home repairs program, keeping more than 900 homeowners safe, warm and dry over the years. 

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Volunteer Spotlight: Vivian

In honor of National Volunteer Month and Volunteer Appreciation Week, we are spotlighting one of our dedicated Habitat volunteers, Vivian!

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Firstrust Bank honored with inaugural Carter Builder Achievement Award

Habitat for Humanity Philadelphia is thrilled to announce that Firstrust Bank has been honored with the inaugural Carter Builder Achievement Award. The award will be presented at the Building Hope Luncheon on May 2, 2024.

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PA Habitat for Humanity Affiliates Call on State Leaders to Fund Affordable Housing and Home Repair Programs

Representatives from Habitat affiliates across the Commonwealth traveled to Harrisburg on April 9 to meet with legislators and advocate for smarter policies and increased funding for affordable housing and critical home repairs.

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March 19

Habitat Philadelphia Earns Best Equity and Inclusion Through Construction Award

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Protecting Philly Homeowners

Learn how Habitat for Humanity Philadelphia and the pro bono hub Philly VIP are teaming up to clear titles and provide estate planning for the residents of the Sharswood neighborhood.

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February 13

Rep. Donna Bullock and Habitat for Humanity Philadelphia Pave the Way for More Affordable Housing in North Philly

A $220,280 grant from the Local Share Account will be used for environmental remediation at 19th Street and Montgomery Avenue, clearing a path to develop up to 12 affordable housing units for first-time homeowners in need.

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Habitat for Humanity Philadelphia Welcomes Home Six Families in Largest-Ever Simultaneous Dedication

A dedication ceremony and block party on August 26 marked the completion of Habitat for Humanity Philadelphia’s latest affordable housing initiative in North Philadelphia’s Diamond Park community.

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July 6

Keeping Families in Their Homes: Habitat for Humanity Philadelphia Expands Home Repair Program with State Housing Grant

Thirty additional families will work alongside Habitat Philly to make critical home repairs thanks to a $315,000 grant from the Pennsylvania Housing Affordability and Rehabilitation Enhancement (PHARE) Fund. 

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