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Providing Strength, stability & self-reliance
through affordable homeownership

Habitat’s affordable homeownership program provides a bridge from social/rental housing to market housing for low to mid-income working families. Habitat homeowners complete 500 volunteer hours then purchase their home with no down payment. They then pay a zero-interest mortgage that is geared to income. 

Coming Home: Pablo and Claire’s Story

https://youtu.be/ny-MgjRA-SU Our story begins in 2010 when my family immigrated to Canada from Colombia. Although the adjustment to Canadian life was challenging (especially those -40 winter
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Back to School Furniture Sale!

It’s that time of year again: back to school! Time to start packing up furniture and home decor for the big move! If you are in
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Now Accepting Applications for our Wateridge Development

A safe affordable home is a need that we all share. Habitat Greater Ottawa partners with working families to help them build and buy their own
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Partnering with Tungasuvvingat Inuit for Indigenous youth training and skills building

We were so happy to have help from several Tungasuvvingat Inuit (TI) students on our Leacross Landing build site this past week! This is the second
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