Habitat for Humanity tops BUILDER 100 list for private U.S. home builders

Los Angeles, CA. (May 25, 2016) – BUILDER magazine has ranked Habitat for Humanity as the No. 1 private home builder on BUILDER 100, its annual listing of the largest U.S. home builders. This is the second year in a row Habitat’s work across the country has been recognized as a top builder of affordable housing in the U.S. Each …

Sidecar Doughnuts Partners with Habitat for Humanity

            Each month Sidecar Doughnuts partners with a different charity/non-profit group. For the month of April, they have partnered with Habitat for Humanity! This month, the lovely, Meyer Lemon is their featured flavor. With every purchase of the Meyer Lemon doughnut, 10% of the proceeds will be donated to Habitat LA and Habitat OC. The Meyer …

César Chávez Day

In remembrance of César Chávez, we designate this day to celebrate his birthday as well as honor his commitment to social justice and human dignity. Chávez was a prominent labor leader and civil rights activist who dedicated his life to improving treatment, pay, and working conditions of farm workers. Being a farm worker since the age of 10, Chávez knew …

Mary Lawson’s Home Gets “Cool” Upgrades

Mary Lawson is now prepared for anything that Nature throws her way — El Nino, hot weather, cold weather, termites and all of the challenges that can befall a homeowner, thanks to Habitat for Humanity of Los Angeles (Habitat LA). A year ago, Mary was pestered by an annoying leak in the kitchen ceiling of the house she has lived …

The Castañeda Family Became Homeowners in 2000 with the Help of Habitat LA and Hollywood

The home of Yolanda Castañeda House holds many warm memories, especially from a magical week back in 2000 when her family saw their home in Wilmington, CA being built in a week by Habitat for Humanity of Greater Los Angeles (Habitat LA) volunteers at the first Hollywood for Habitat for Humanity build. Becoming a Habitat LA homeowner was already a …

Help Habitat LA Go All the Way in the BreadBoost Bracket Challenge!

March Madness is upon us! In the competitive spirit of the tournament, Habitat for Humanity of Greater Los Angeles (Habitat LA) is participating in the BreadBoost Bracket Challenge sponsored by Pastime Tournaments. Just as our favorite college teams will be facing off, Habitat LA will compete against other non-profits in elimination rounds for a chance to win $10,000 on top …

City of Long Beach Celebrates Habitat House Dedication for Low-Income Family

On February 6, the City of Long Beach, in partnership with The Long Beach Community Investment Company (LBCIC), and Habitat for Humanity of Greater Los Angeles (Habitat LA) celebrated the dedication of a new five-bedroom, 2 ¾-bath home that has provided the opportunity for a lower-income family to purchase their first home. “The City is proud to work with Habitat …

Meet Belete Belhu, Habitat LA Partner Homebuyer

Not long ago, all Belete Belhu really wanted was a chance to work as a volunteer on a home-building project for Habitat for Humanity of Greater Los Angeles. It seemed like a good way to gain some construction skills and also help a worthy family get a chance at homeownership — a dream he also shared. But things have changed, …

Spruce Up Your Home for the Holidays!

Give the gift of homeownership this holiday season by shopping at the Habitat for Humanity of Greater Los Angeles ReStore. Hosting holiday parties and looking to impress your friends and family? That can be done with a few simple updates that will not break the bank, which is easier said than done this time of year! A fresh coat of …

Partnership Housing, City of Montebello and Habitat for Humanity of Greater Los Angeles Collaborate on New Duplexes

Groundbreaking Event to Take Place Monday, October 19  Los Angeles, CA (October 16, 2015) – Partnership Housing, the City of Montebello and Habitat for Humanity of Greater Los Angeles will break ground on two new duplexes that will bring four affordable homeownership opportunities to the city. The groundbreaking celebration will take place on Monday, October 19 from 2:00pm – 4:00pm …