Advocacy

17 Jun

Habitat Introduces 5-year plan to increase home affordability for 10 million individuals

Habitat for Humanity Introduces Cost of Home Campaign A 5-year plan to increase home affordability for 10 million individuals Families in Southwest Florida and throughout the United States are paying too much to cover the cost of a home. Rent and homeownership costs are skyrocketing, while wages are not keeping pace. The reality is that far too many families are barely surviving financially and the stability that a home should bring remains out of reach. Habitat for Humanity understands that a family should never...

09 Mar

$9 million in funding for low-income housing programs available for Lee and Hendry if Legislature follows Governor’s Lead

Habitat for Humanity of Lee and Hendry Counties would like to thank Governor DeSantis for demonstrating his commitment to making homeownership affordable for hard-working, low-income families. In the Governor’s proposed budget, he calls for fully allocating the Sadowski Housing Trust Fund for its intended purpose: affordable housing. This has not happened since the recession, and we are grateful to have a leader taking bold, decisive action on the issue of affordable housing. Though this is a fantastic start, ultimately, it’s up...

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