Habitat for Humanity of Greater Los Angeles and Partners to Dedicate Sustainable and Affordable Home for Local Veteran and Family

Ribbon Cutting and Key Presentation Scheduled for June 24th Los Angeles, CA. (June 23, 2016) – Habitat for Humanity of Greater Los Angeles (Habitat LA) in partnership with Los Angeles County 2nd District, Southern California Institute of Architecture (SCI-Arc), General Motors Foundation and Bernards will celebrate the dedication of a new three bedroom, 2 ½ bath home on Friday, June …

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 …

Help Habitat LA provide critical home repairs for families in need

This holiday season we ask for your help in providing critical home repairs for families in need.  During the holidays, as you gather with loved ones to celebrate blessings, consider how important your home is to your family. Home is where families gather to spend valued time together and create lasting memories. Habitat for Humanity has the great opportunity of …

World Habitat Day: Prayer for Shelter

  World Habitat Day is a designated day each year that recognizes the basic right of all humanity to adequate shelter and encourages grass roots action toward enduring poverty housing. We are posting a series of blogs written from different perspectives that illustrate the importance of a world where everyone has a decent place to live. Prayer by: Patty Lee, …

World Habitat Day: How You Can Support Affordable Housing

World Habitat Day is a designated day each year that recognizes the basic right of all humanity to adequate shelter and encourages grass roots action toward enduring poverty housing. We are posting a series of blogs written from different perspectives that illustrate the importance of a world where everyone has a decent place to live. Blog post by: Dan Burgner, CEO, …

World Habitat Day: Home Means Happiness

World Habitat Day is a designated day each year that recognizes the basic right of all humanity to adequate shelter and encourages grass roots action toward enduring poverty housing. We are posting a series of blogs written from different perspectives that illustrate the importance of a world where everyone has a decent place to live. Blog post by: Cordelia Green, …

Habitat LA ReStore Featured in GMC DIY Challenge

Check out the final furniture pieces from GMC’s DIY Challenge HERE! Three do-it-yourself experts – Dinah Wulf from DIY Inspired, Timothy Dahl from Charles & Hudson and Brad Pennington from DoItYourself.com – did an amazing job picking out materials from our Torrance ReStore and crafting them into new pieces. Our very own, Karen Moore, did an excellent job judging. We …

Farewell 2014-2015 AmeriCorps Members!

Every year we are fortunate to have a passionate group of individuals, called AmeriCorps, join us for a year of service. If you’re unfamiliar with AmeriCorps, think of it as the domestic version of the Peace Corps. AmeriCorps members serve with Habitat LA in a variety of capacities from volunteer services, to construction, youth programs and veteran outreach. Last week …

Habitat LA Launches WaterWise Homes in Support of Mayor Garcetti’s Sustainability pLAn

On April 1, Governor Brown ordered California’s first ever mandatory statewide water reductions. Today, a week later, Mayor Garcetti announced the first ever citywide sustainability pLAn, with one of the primary focuses being to save the drop. Habitat for Humanity of Greater Los Angeles (Habitat LA) is one of the first organizations to announce our support of the pLAn and …