Families in need of decent and affordable housing purchase a new or rehabbed home here in Lucas County through a 0% interest loan. Our program provides education in financial management and home maintenance as well as hands-on construction experience. Through shelter, we empower.
Existing homeowners partner with us to address health and safety related repairs to their home that, on their own, they could not afford or accomplish. Together we build stronger communities by revitalizing neighborhoods and increasing home values.
ReStore is a public retail outlet that sells quality new and used building materials, furniture and appliances. Proceeds from sales fund our Homeownership Program and Home Repair Ministry. In 2019, ReStore is celebrating its 15th Anniversary with a 15% OFF SALE STOREWIDE every second Saturday of the month.
Maumee Valley Habitat for Humanity’s Project Playhouse Blitz Build returns to downtown Toledo. Hands, hearts, & hammers fill Fifth Third Field to make local children's dreams come true. “The Toledo Mud Hen's organization is happy to have Project Playhouse back at Fifth Third Field. It was a lot of fun last year and made a huge impact for our community."
For many people across the U.S., access to an affordable home remains out of reach, creating barriers to affording necessities such as food, education or medical care. In Toledo, 56% of households cannot afford a basic budget according to HUD, Sept. 1, 2018 report. The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) says housing is “affordable” if a family spends no more than 30% of their income to live there.