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Europe, the Middle East and Africa

The latest housing updates

from Habitat for Humanity

Housing loans for all

Let's #ThinkTwice why housing loans remain a privilege for the few. Watch our debate live on Facebook @HabitatEMEA this Wednesday 19 June at 1 pm CET. Find out how housing microfinance addresses inequalities.

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Who can afford rising rents?

Asia and Edik are refugees living in Poland. They had to move no fewer than seven times when landlords either upped the rent or turned them out in favor of tenants who could pay more. 

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Stories from Europe, the Middle East and Africa


In Africa we empower low-income people to build a better life for themselves and their children.

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The Middle East

Our mission in the Middle East is to build a safe and stable environment where families and communities can thrive. 

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More and more people in Europe face problems to find a decent place to live. We help to make homes affordable.

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Press releases

Accelerating Start-ups in Affordable Housing

June 20, 2019

Habitat’s ShelterTech Accelerator, designed by its Terwilliger Center, has selected five Kenyan start-ups and two scale-ups that provide affordable housing solutions to start investment negotiations.

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MetLife Community Week 2019

May 14, 2019

Two hundred MetLife employees will work alongside Habitat for Humanity homeowners in eight countries, beginning mid-May, as part of the company’s fourth annual Community Week.

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More stories

Read more stories about the impact of decent housing on people's lives in Europe, the Middle East and Africa.

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