About Us

about-us-edit Habitat for Humanity Durham is a charitable, faith and community-based organization working for a world where everyone has a safe and decent place to live.

We are a member of Habitat for Humanity Canada and part of a worldwide network that spans 100 countries. Internationally Habitat for Humanity has built over 400,000 homes and is now building a new home every 10 minutes. Habitat for Humanity Canada is responsible for over 2,000 homes in Canada with 56 affiliates in 10 provinces and two territories. Canada hosts 96 ReStores.

Our Mission

To mobilize volunteers and community partners in building affordable housing and promoting home ownership as a means to breaking the cycle of poverty.

Our Values

Housing for all: We believe that access to safe, decent and affordable housing is a basic human right that should be available to all.
Human dignity: We believe in the worth and dignity of every human being. We respect the people we serve and those who help us in this effort and recognize them as our greatest resource.
Partnership: We believe we can best achieve our mission through meaningful and mutually beneficial partnerships with others.
Faith in action: We believe that faith is lived through action. Building on our Christian foundation, we serve and work with people of all faiths and beliefs in a spirit of justice and compassion.
Diversity and inclusiveness: We believe there is a role for everyone committed to our vision, mission and values and we seek to enrich our organization through diversity.