This piece originally appeared on the Hargraves Institute blog.
Habitat for Humanity CEO, Martin Thomas spent this morning selling copies of The Big Issue alongside vendor, Alex as part of International Vendor Week (February 2-6).
This article originally appeared in The Australian on the 1/19/2015.
This article originally appeared in The Australian on 1/16/2015.
Creating new ways for low income families to own their own home is critical to tackling Australia’s affordable housing crisis and to reduce the reliance on the Federal Government’s billion dollar rental subsidy program.
Governments are simply not going to solve the big challenges facing the world such as poverty, inequity and the environmental and social sustainability of our major cities.
Habitat for Humanity has helped more than 1 million families — representing 5 million people in more than 70 countries — improve their living conditions since the organisation was founded in 1976.
A year after one of the world’s biggest typhoons devastated the Philippines more than 1.3 million people remain living in tents or makeshift shelter as the recovery effort remains chronically underfunded.
Habitat for Humanity Australia’s Annual Report is available to read or download online. The report features success stories from the past year and updates on our projects in Australia, Cambodia, Vietnam, Nepal, Bangladesh, Myanmar, The Philippines and Indonesia.
A new satirical website has been launched to provide disheartened house hunters with some light relief, but also to shed light on a serious housing crisis of a different sort.