Habitat SKC and Kittitas County Form Strategic Partnership

Habitat SKC and the Kittitas County Habitat for Humanity (KCHFH) affiliate have formed a strategic partnership that will expand services and production of affordable homes for qualifying families throughout Kittitas County. The partnership will result in significant cost savings for Kittitas County Habitat for Humanity by consolidating its operations with Habitat SKC’s corporate headquarters in […]

Habitat Repairs Team Announces Home Preservation Program and Offers Summer Home Improvement Tips

With many of us spending more time at home, and with warmer weather ahead, many homeowners begin to think about home improvement projects and maintenance tasks. They may consider building that new deck or patio they’ve always wanted, but there are also plenty of good general maintenance projects that homeowners can do themselves, and help […]

Now It’s Even Easier to Learn About Becoming a Habitat Homeowner

Our Homeowner Services team has been hard at work developing additional resources for deserving families throughout King County who are interested in learning more about becoming Habitat homeowner. Historically, the team would host sessions throughout the community to provide information on the buyer selection criteria process and qualification requirements, but given the time and resources […]

Homeowner Spotlight: The Jones Family

Shavon Jones and her family are celebrating recently moving into their five-bedroom home in Habitat’s Rainier Vista complex following a difficult journey. Just two months ago, Shavon and her five children – ranging in age from 18 to nine months – were sharing a two-bedroom apartment, in which Shavon’s bed was in the living room […]

Announcing Habitat SKC Volunteer Corps and Honoring Nicki Gates

In celebration of National Volunteer Week, we have created a Volunteer Corps to recognize the significant efforts of the organization’s volunteers who provide a wide array of services. As showcased on this blog, Individuals work on construction sites, at Habitat Stores, in administration, and as part of AmeriCorps. Companies, faith communities and other groups also […]

Seattle Chamber CEO Marilyn Strickland Leads Lively Conversation at Habitat’s Conversation on Affordable Housing

As part of our continuing work to identify ways community members can join together to address our region’s housing crisis, we invited Seattle Chamber CEO Marilyn Strickland to lead a conversation in January for 75 loyal donors, staff and other interested stakeholders.  It was a lively discussion, with Marilyn addressing how the business community can […]

Habitat Awarded $300,000 Grant from the M.J. Murdock Charitable Trust

Habitat for Humanity Seattle-King County recently received a substantial grant of $300,000 from the M.J. Murdock Charitable Trust of Vancouver, Washington, dedicated to the recruitment, hiring and training of Nolan Corlett, our new Director of Construction. Nolan oversees all onsite construction and repair activities with a focus on production and heavy volunteer involvement. His previous […]