Frequently Asked Questions

Hard Hats

What is Habitat’s mission?

Habitat for Humanity’s vision is a world where everyone has a decent place to live. We do this through working to fulfill our mission statement: “Seeking to put God’s love into action, Habitat for Humanity brings people together to build homes, community, and hope.”

How long has Habitat been around?

Habitat for Humanity International was founded in 1976. Pensacola Habitat was founded in 1981.

Where does Habitat build?

Habitat International builds in 90 countries around the world. Pensacola Habitat is just one of 1,500 affiliates in the United States. We build in Escambia and Santa Rosa counties.

How many families has Habitat supported?

Habitat has supported 800,000+ families around the world. Pensacola Habitat has supported over 1,300 local families with affordable housing.

We are pledged to the letter and spirit of U.S. policy for the achievement of equal housing opportunity throughout the nation. We encourage and support an affirmative advertising and marketing program in which there are no barriers to obtaining housing because of race, color, religion, sex, handicap, familial status, national origin, age, marital status, sexual orientation, or sources of income.