Our Impact

  • Tyler Town Welcomes New Habitat Homeowners
    “For me, it’s about realizing the American Dream,” said Marian Hom as she accepted the keys to her new Habitat home at Tyler Town in North Bend. Along with her partner Tim Martin, and six other families, Marian’s dream came true on Saturday, April 15 at the Tyler Town Dedication […]
  • Habitat’s Capitol View Community Houses Women-Led Families
    For 16 years, women from all walks of life, corporate and independent businesses and organizations have worked with Habitat for Humanity Seattle-King & Kittitas Counties to fund projects, build homes, and revitalize neighborhoods via the Women Build program.  Over the course of three weeks this year, from April 29 through […]
  • Habitat Repairs Support The Spirit of Giving
    “The world would be so much better if we all would just take care of one another, and you folks have taken care of me.” That’s what Alesia Cannady has to say about the repairs Habitat for Humanity SKKC volunteers completed on her Skyway home last year.  Alesia practices what […]
  • Home Means Comfort and Safety for the Ibrahims
    When he was a boy in Ethiopia, Ana Ibrahim prayed for three things — a bike, to reunite with his parents, and to move to America. When he was very young, Ana’s mother died in Ethiopia and his Aunt cared for him while his father and stepmother moved to the U.S. […]
  • Habitat for Humanity SKKC’s Debt Remediation Pilot Program Aims to Relieve Key Obstacle for Black Homebuyers: Excessive Debt
    To amplify Habitat’s Black Homeownership Initiative, Habitat for Humanity SKKC has launched a Debt Remediation Pilot Program (DRPP). The overall ratio of Black homebuyer applicants is only 6%. Of those, 10% are denied. While the SKKC affiliate has long maintained a higher ratio of Black homeowners at 34%, it realized […]
  • Habitat Critical Repairs Lighten the Load In Every Way
    Chris Grant, a 74-year-old Renton native, was worried about how he would pay for needed repairs on the home he’s occupied since 2006. His 40-year-old carpet was causing him breathing problems and some of the home’s exterior features were dangerously deteriorating. The steps outside of his house had pulled away […]