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Groundbreaking on Garafraxa

Nov 15, 2023 |

Habitat for Humanity Guelph Wellington breaks ground on 32-unit development in Fergus alongside community partners and housing leaders Fergus, Ontario – After years of hard work and planning, Habitat for Humanity Guelph Wellington is excited to celebrate breaking ground on Garafraxa Village, a 32-unit townhousedevelopment at 465 Garafraxa Street West in Fergus, Ontario. Speakers and … Continue reading Groundbreaking on Garafraxa

Partnership Announcement with Meridian Credit Union

Nov 15, 2023 |

Meridian Credit Union and Habitat for Humanity Guelph Wellington are Partnering to Help Provide Affordable Homeownership With the rising price of housing, and the escalating cost of building materials and labour, Habitat for Humanity Guelph Wellington (Habitat GW) is continuously exploring new strategies to provide sustainable and affordable homeownership. Now, with the help of Meridian … Continue reading Partnership Announcement with Meridian Credit Union

Safia and Athar

Dec 5, 2023 |

“I want to tell our story. Housing is a big problem – for everyone. If you can get something from your community it’s your obligation to give something back,” Safia, Habitat Home Owner.    Foreseeing an uncertain future in their homeland of Pakistan, and with the hopes of providing better opportunities for their children, Safia … Continue reading Safia and Athar

Homeowners and Renters Reaching A Breaking Point: New SurveyReveals How Canadians Feel About the Housing Crisis

Nov 22, 2023 |

Despite increasing concerns, survey indicates Canadians believe action can be taken as 69% ofrespondents reject the idea that there isn’t much that can be done to deal with Canada’shousing problems. Toronto, ON – November 15, 2023 – For the second year in a row, lack of housing affordabilityranks as a top concern for Canadians alongside … Continue reading Homeowners and Renters Reaching A Breaking Point: New SurveyReveals How Canadians Feel About the Housing Crisis

The feeling of home

Dec 7, 2022 |

There’s nothing that compares.  Nothing that feels quite as satisfying as walking within and around these walls. The walls that you spent days painting.  Running a finger along the wainscotting that your children helped their community members install.  Home.  This isn’t just a place to live, like all the others have been. Not just a … Continue reading The feeling of home