1. Get on the Bus!
Please join Habitat - NYC for our first ever Bus Tour & Open House.

Join the Homeownership Department from Habitat for Humanity - New York City as they take you on an open house tour of three of our newest condos in central Brooklyn. There will be a complementary bus on a continuous loop between the three residences. Hop on, hop off, explore the neighborhood and see some of our homes! Members from our Homeownership Department will be available to answer questions and talk about our program.

    Get on the Bus!

    Please join Habitat - NYC for our first ever Bus Tour & Open House.

    Join the Homeownership Department from Habitat for Humanity - New York City as they take you on an open house tour of three of our newest condos in central Brooklyn. There will be a complementary bus on a continuous loop between the three residences. Hop on, hop off, explore the neighborhood and see some of our homes! Members from our Homeownership Department will be available to answer questions and talk about our program.

     
  2. 203 Marion Street Progress 
Rehab is moving quickly on our three-story, six-home building at 203 Marion Street in Bed-Stuy.

    203 Marion Street Progress 

    Rehab is moving quickly on our three-story, six-home building at 203 Marion Street in Bed-Stuy.

     
  3. Demolition Begins on Jefferson Avenue Habitat-NYC Homes

    Habitat-NYC is clearing out the interior of our 8-unit building on Jefferson Avenue in Bed-Stuy — the first step in renovating this 1906 building into affordable homes. click on the rendering on right to see what the finished building will look like.

     
  4. We’re Going for the Gold in Bed-Stuy … 

    … LEED Gold, that is.

    Our recently renovated building at 475 Monroe Street is expected to meet this high standard of green building! It will provide wonderful, affordable and energy-efficient homes for eight NYC working families!

     
  5. Habitat-NYC thanks Wells Fargo volunteers, who worked on our Halsey Street homes in Bedford-Stuyvesant. Watch this video and find out why they volunteered.

     
  6. Wells Fargo volunteers, adding the finishing touches of paint to 849 Halsey Street homes in Bed-Stuy, Brooklyn.

    Wells Fargo volunteers, adding the finishing touches of paint to 849 Halsey Street homes in Bed-Stuy, Brooklyn.

     
  7. Valentine’s Day Comes Early on Halsey Street

    Thanks to Bed-Stuy Patch for this article and video on our Valentine’s build at our 849 Halsey Street affordable homes in Bed-Stuy.

    And many more thanks to our generous and hard-working volunteers, who put their hearts into painting these homes.

     
  8. Our Roof Is So Cool!
Our St. John’s Place building in Ocean Hill-Brownsville has earned the city’s “cool roof” certification for it’s energy-efficient, reflective roof!

    Our Roof Is So Cool!

    Our St. John’s Place building in Ocean Hill-Brownsville has earned the city’s “cool roof” certification for it’s energy-efficient, reflective roof!

     
  9. NYC’s Hispanic community has a homeownership rate of only about 16 percent — lagging far behind other groups in the city.
WABC-TV’s Joe Torres, host of public affairs show Tiempo, will discuss why rates are so low and how Habitat-NYC’s program can help turn these numbers around.
The show airs Sunday, Feb. 5, at 11:30 am on channel 7. In this photo (l-r) are Torres, Habitat-NYC executive director Josh Lockwood, and Ricardo and Raquel Vasquez — future homeowners at our St. John’s project.

    NYC’s Hispanic community has a homeownership rate of only about 16 percent — lagging far behind other groups in the city.

    WABC-TV’s Joe Torres, host of public affairs show Tiempo, will discuss why rates are so low and how Habitat-NYC’s program can help turn these numbers around.

    The show airs Sunday, Feb. 5, at 11:30 am on channel 7. In this photo (l-r) are Torres, Habitat-NYC executive director Josh Lockwood, and Ricardo and Raquel Vasquez — future homeowners at our St. John’s project.

     
  10. Advocate for Homes
Habitat-NYC is releasing our new advocacy platform on Sat., Jan. 14, in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. 
It features a 3-D postcard campaign asking Governor Cuomo and state leaders to support affordable housing across New York State.

    Advocate for Homes

    Habitat-NYC is releasing our new advocacy platform on Sat., Jan. 14, in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. 

    It features a 3-D postcard campaign asking Governor Cuomo and state leaders to support affordable housing across New York State.

     
  11. Join Habitat for Humanity - New York City as we celebrate the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Saturday, January 14, 2012
Metropolitan Baptist Church 869 Halsey St Brooklyn, NY 11233(Click here for map and directions)
Program2pm - 3:30pmKeynote AddressThe Honorable Karim Camara 43rd District Assemblyman and Pastor of Abundant Life Church Chair of Black, Puerto Rican, Hispanic and Asian Legislative CaucusEntertainment by The New York City Housing Authority Youth Chorus Jonathan Walton, Intervarsity New York City Urban Project
For more information or to RSVP, email mfang@habitatnyc.org.

    Join Habitat for Humanity - New York City as we celebrate the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

    Saturday, January 14, 2012

    Metropolitan Baptist Church
    869 Halsey St
    Brooklyn, NY 11233
    (Click here for map and directions)

    Program
    2pm - 3:30pm

    Keynote Address
    The Honorable Karim Camara
    43rd District Assemblyman and Pastor of Abundant Life Church
    Chair of Black, Puerto Rican, Hispanic and Asian Legislative Caucus

    Entertainment by
    The New York City Housing Authority Youth Chorus
    Jonathan Walton, Intervarsity New York City Urban Project

    For more information or to RSVP, email mfang@habitatnyc.org.

     
  12. Vacant Bed-Stuy Buildings

    Brooklyn Ink takes a look at the problem of vacant, warehoused buildings in Bedford-Stuyvesant.

    Read about this problem in Brooklyn Ink online news magazine: http://bit.ly/xrLF09

    Habitat-NYC’s 100 Homes in Brooklyn initiative is working to turn vacant buildings in the neighborhood (and in Ocean Hill-Brownsville) into affordable, permanent homes.