A family reunites to build with others Read more Stories Read about Habitat's work in your community and around the world. The true meaning of volunteering and service While playing in the garage, Steven Yang discovered the signatures of volunteers who helped build his family’s Habitat home, which inspired his dedication to serving his community. Read more Why get involved with Habitat? Members of the Habitat family share why they build, advocate, donate — and love what they do. Read more Energy conservation in action: Habitat home relies on climate Alongside Habitat El Salvador, this Habitat family built a sturdy, affordable home that relies on wind, vegetation, the sun and even the heat to reduce their energy needs and costs. Read more Housing affordability and the economy These experts break down how high housing costs undermine the type of competitive business environment essential to strong, vibrant communities. Read More Housing affordability and communities From the abundance of economic benefits to a greater sense of community pride, increasing home affordability is foundational to the health of communities across the country. Read More Housing affordability and families Bringing housing costs to an affordable level can make all the difference in the life and future of a family — physically, mentally, economically, developmentally. Read More Load more Subscribe to our monthly newsletter Get the latest stories, news and events, and volunteer opportunities from Habitat delivered to your inbox.