Since 1994, Manatee County Habitat for Humanity has partnered with qualified families in the community to help them realize the dream of homeownership. More than 100 families have successfully completed the Habitat homebuyer program enabling them to build and purchase a Habitat home.
Homeownership is an investment in a family. The 2013 Shelter Report prepared by Habitat International states that “Homeownership plays a unique role in the long-term development and resiliency of our communities. Higher levels of homeownership typically breed healthier neighborhoods, and ongoing research strongly points to homeowners as anchors of their communities who are not only financially invested in where they live, but also more likely to build the human links with their neighbors that promote the stable communities all Americans desire.”
Habitat Homeownership makes a difference in the lives of our children, their families and our community: