Mexi-CAN Global Village Trip

Seven members of the Habitat for Humanity of Greater Los Angeles (Habitat LA) Board of Directors helped to build a home for Juan, Monica and their son Emmanuel in Nayarit, Mexico this February 2018 through our annual Chairman’s Global Village trip. “It was a rewarding week of being able to see Habitat’s work in action internationally, said Erin Rank President …

Turn Your State Tax Return into Homes & Hope for Children & Families

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Help Habitat for Humanity of Greater Los Angeles Build Homes this Tax Season with a Voluntary Tax Contribution Los Angeles, CA – March 12, 2018: Habitat for Humanity of Greater Los Angles (Habitat LA) is asking California tax filers to build homes and hope through their state tax returns this tax season and help the many families and veterans in …

Federal Funding at Risk

Over 340 Habitat leaders, volunteers and homeowners from across the country came together to advocate for affordable housing in Washington, D.C. in February. Representatives of Habitat for Humanity of Greater Los Angeles (Habitat LA) joined this effort and shared with elected officials that the proposed federal cuts will worsen the affordable housing crisis facing Los Angeles County and other communities …

Los Angeles Area Habitat for Humanity ReStores Provide More Ways to Support Affordable Housing in the Community

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Members of the community are encouraged to donate Items, shop discounted merchandise and volunteer Los Angeles, CA — January 19, 2018: Habitat for Humanity of Greater Los Angeles’ (Habitat LA) ReStores sell low-cost building and home improvement materials to the community. In the ReStores, shoppers will find items such as new and gently used furniture, appliances, lumber, hardware, vintage and …

Building the Beloved Community

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By Jonathan Reckford and Erin Rank Habitat for Humanity is propelled by a vision of a world where everyone has a decent place to live. We devote ourselves to creating that world because we believe everyone — every single one of us, regardless of who we are or where we come from — deserves a decent life and deserves the …

Habitat for Humanity of Greater Los Angeles joins nationwide “Beloved Community” initiative to bring Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s vision of access, equality and opportunity for all into action

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Habitat for Humanity joins The King Center to mobilize nationwide affordable housing work Los Angeles, CA – January 15, 2018 —Building on Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s vision of the “Beloved Community,” Habitat for Humanity of Greater Los Angeles (Habitat LA) announced plans today to honor King’s legacy through a series of projects throughout the community. Over the next year, …

Betty Monroy, Proud Mother and Habitat Homeowner in Downey

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Betty Monroy learned about Habitat for Humanity of Greater Los Angeles (Habitat LA) in 2008. She was a long-time resident of Downey and very active in her community.  As a single mother of three, she was working several jobs just to make ends meet. During the economic downturn, Betty lost her primary job and found herself working several part-time jobs …

Habitat for Humanity of Greater Los Angeles Expanding Service Territory in Los Angeles County

Affiliate will now serve the San Fernando, Santa Clarita and Antelope Valleys LOS ANGELES (Dec. 1, 2017)—Habitat for Humanity of Greater Los Angeles (Habitat LA) is pleased to announce the expansion of their service territory to encompass the San Fernando, Santa Clarita and Antelope valleys portions of Los Angeles County effective immediately. Recently, Habitat for Humanity International, the global organization’s …