Why Habitat Builds in Omaha
|Ninety-five million people in the United States--one-third of the nation--have housing problems including lack of affordability, overcrowding, unsafe conditions and homelessness.|
|A Habitat Omaha house that was built 2007.|
In North Omaha, nearly half of the families with incomes less than $20,650 are paying more than they can afford for housing, not leaving enough for other necessities like good nutrition, health care, transportation, education or saving for the future.
With stable, affordable housing families can:
|A Habitat homeowner family. (Photo by Ezra Millstein/HFHI)|
|Click here to read one homeowner's story and the impact she had on her audience.|