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Habitat Facts

  • Future homeowners help build their own homes alongside volunteers and pay an affordable mortgage. 
  • With our help, Habitat homeowners achieve the strength, stability and independence they need to build a better life for themselves and their families.
  • 90% of surveyed Habitat homeowners in 44 U.S. cities said they could not have owned a home without help from Habitat. 
  • 1 in 5 children in Lincoln live in poverty. To qualify for a Habitat loan, a family of four would need an income between $23,500 and $39,200
  • Children of homeowners are 116% more likely to graduate from college compared with children in families who do not own their homes.
  • The foreclosure rate on Habitat houses in the U.S. is less than 2% on an annualized basis. 
  • Habitat for Humanity International began in 1976 by Millard and Linda Fuller in Americus, GA. There are 1,500 U.S. affiliates and over 70 international sites.
  • Habitat for Humanity of Lincoln was formed in 1988. To date, we have built or repaired 155 homes in Lancaster County.  

Our Contributors

  • Community Services Fund
    Community Services Fund
  • Equal Housing Lender
    Equal Housing Lender
  • Equal Housing Opportunity
    Equal Housing Opportunity
  • HBAL
  • RAL