How Habitat for Humanity Gets Philadelphians Into Affordable Housing

The NBC10 Investigators revealed failures in Philadelphia’s affordable housing programs. But Habitat for Humanity is showing how to effectively get low-income people into good homes.

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Habitat for Humanity Philadelphia Launches We Build Together Campaign

NBC10’s Lucy Bustamante speaks to Habitat for Humanity Philadelphia CEO Corinne O’Connell about how the “We Build Together” campaign is helping get more families into homes.

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Is the lack of affordable housing the next crisis?

By Lynette Hazelton, Generocity

The affordability crisis hits renters harder than owners. Philadelphia Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC) estimates the city needs about 70,000 affordable rental units to meet demand.

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September 2

Morgan Properties Partners with Habitat for Humanity Philadelphia for Second Consecutive Year

Morgan Properties, a national real estate investment and management company headquartered in King of Prussia, Pennsylvania, partnered with Habitat for Humanity Philadelphia as a Signature Sponsor of the Building Hope Virtual Lunch-In for a second consecutive year.

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August 17

Habitat For Humanity’s Thrift Store Bringing ‘Life-Changing’ Service To Philadelphia Community

By Alecia Reid, CBS Philly

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Whether shopping for deals on items new or old, Habitat For Humanity’s second-hand shop is helping those thrift and find clothes and items they need in Philadelphia.

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May 24

CEO Corinne O’Connell interviews with WURD Radio

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December 1

Here are 37+ organizations to donate to during #GivingTuesday (or, really, any day)

By Sabrina Vourvoulias

GivingTuesday was launched in 2012 with a simple idea: to create a day that encourages people to do good. On #GivingTuesday, nonprofits around the world encourage their supporters to donate via the power of social media.

That day is today.

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December 1

In the Name of Love: Habitat for Humanity Philadelphia

Habitat for Humanity of Philadelphia is a vital organization providing home security to those who need it most. Learn more about how their mission is even more important this year.

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November 30

A temporary home for the holidays

By Steven Falk, Philadelphia Inquirer

Leroy and Elsie Freeman sit on the steps of Habitat for Humanity Philadelphia’s brand-new guesthouse, which was conceived by Habitat as a safe place for families to stay, in this time of the coronavirus, while their homes are undergoing critical, large-scale repairs. The Freemans, the first couple ever to use the guesthouse, were confined there through the Thanksgiving holidays, so Habitat delivered everything they needed to create a festive meal away from home: food, fixin’s, and table decor.


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November 26

Habitat For Humanity Surprises North Philadelphia Family With Thanksgiving Treat, New Home Repairs

By Alecia Reid, CBS Philly

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Volunteers with Habitat for Humanity are helping a family get home for the holidays, showing that even in tough times there are always people willing to lend a hand and a hammer. It was a welcomed Thanksgiving surprise for the Freemans.

There was turkey, fixings and enough food to create a great dinner. What could have been a terrible holiday season is turning out to be something quite special for this family.


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