Habitat for Humanity of Greater Los Angeles Makes Los Angeles Business Journal’s Top 25 Residential Developers List as the only Nonprofit Developer in the List

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Los Angeles, CA – May 31, 2017:  For the fourth consecutive year, Habitat for Humanity of Greater Los Angeles (Habitat LA) was named as one of the Los Angeles Business Journal’s List of Top 25 Residential Developers in Los Angeles. This year Habitat LA was ranked number 22, up one spot from last year’s ranking of number 23.  Additionally, Habitat LA is the only nonprofit builder in the Top 25.

“We are grateful to be recognized as a top residential developer in Los Angeles, an area where homeownership is simplyTop 25 Residential Real Estate Developers in Los Angeles unattainable for most,” said Erin Rank, President and CEO of Habitat LA.  “This achievement is especially challenging in the development of affordable housing, as our model is very different than most builders. We celebrate this honor on behalf of our volunteers, donors, city partners and the families with whom we build. I congratulate our dedicated staff for this remarkable accomplishment.”

The Top 25 largest residential developers in Los Angeles are ranked by units sold in L.A. County. In 2016 Habitat LA sold 39 homes, and provided 45 homeowners with health and safety related repairs.   In 2017, Habitat LA is on target to complete its 800th home in Los Angeles and serve at least 45 more homeowners, including veterans, with critically needed repairs.

About Habitat for Humanity of Greater Los Angeles
Habitat for Humanity of Greater Los Angeles (Habitat LA) brings people together to build homes, communities and hope. As the top nonprofit homebuilder in the greater Los Angeles area with five consecutive Charity Navigator 4-Star ratings, Habitat LA has partnered with volunteers, donors and Habitat homeowners to build, renovate and repair more than 1,300 homes locally and worldwide since 1990. The lives of thousands of individuals have been transformed as a result of having a decent and affordable place to call home. Habitat homeowners help build their own homes and pay an affordable mortgage. By supporting Habitat LA through volunteerism, donations and supporting affordable housing, everyone can help families achieve the stability and self-reliance they need to build a better future. To learn more, visit www.habitatla.org.

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Media Contacts:
Yvonne Lara
Habitat for Humanity of Greater LA
310-508-5783
ylara@habitatla.org

Angela Moore
Starfish PR
310-429-8868
angela@starfish-pr.com