Cost of Home Campaign

Today across Washington, 1 in 7 households will spend more than half of their income just on housing. Having such a large percentage of people’s income going towards housing often forces people to choose between housing and food, or housing and childcare. This needs to change. Your home shouldn’t take half your paycheck. Nobody should have to choose between a place to live or their child’s education.

In 2019, we joined Habitat for Humanity International in launching the “Cost of Home” campaign, Habitat’s first ever national-level advocacy campaign in the United States. Together with Habitat for Humanity affiliates across the country, we are mobilizing volunteers and community members to help us push for policies that will give more people more access to affordable housing – and we need your help!

To learn more about how you or your company can help contact Ryan Donohue, Advocacy & Policy Director at or (206) 577-7949.