Building Equitable Access To Affordable Homeownership

Homeownership is one of the strongest tools for building intergenerational wealth and stability. We’re helping D.C. & Northern Virginia families with low incomes break the cycle of poverty with a safe, decent home to call their own.

What We Do

We help families build strength and stability by creating affordable homeownership opportunities in Washington, D.C. & Northern Virginia.

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“9 years ago, I got a message from Habitat that I had been approved for the program. Freedom. That is what that call bought me.” – Christina, Habitat homeowner. Read more about Christina’s journey to homeownership.

Together, we can build a region where everyone has a decent place to live. You can make an impact in your community by becoming a volunteer, making a monthly donation, or advocating for pro-housing policies. Learn how to get involved today!

Why shelter? When families have a safe, affordable home, they are healthier, financially stable, and engaged in their communities. Learn how Habitat’s work creates long-term impact for families and communities.

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Thank You to our Partners

We’re proud to partner with organizations who share our belief that everyone deserves a decent place to live.