Habitat for Humanity builds strength, stability and self-reliance through shelter serving Douglas, Sarpy, Washington, Burt and Cass Counties in Nebraska. Habitat Omaha works to eliminate substandard housing by providing low-to-moderate income families with opportunities to successfully achieve and maintain homeownership while improving the safety, appearance and value of neighborhoods.
Since 1984, Habitat Omaha has completed 900 homes and directly impacted the lives of more than 1,400 local families by providing a hand-up not a hand-out. Habitat Omaha partners with low-income families who purchase their homes at full cost and complete up to 350 hours of sweat equity.
- To build decent, affordable houses in partnership with low-income families.
- Habitat Omaha’s Homeownership Program serves families whose income is 30% to 60% of median for the Omaha area.
- Our service areas include Douglas, Sarpy, Cass, Burt, and Washington Counties.