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Tacoma Engineers Inc.

Mar 11, 2020 |

A proud supporter for over ten years! According to Mike Gilles, President of Tacoma Engineers, ” Our concept of housing and engineering are well-aligned with Habitat for Humanity Wellington Dufferin Guelph.” From the time Tacoma’s management team decided to make Habitat WDG their charity of choice, their staff were thoroughly engaged. They have enjoyed being … Continue reading Tacoma Engineers Inc.

The Co-operators

Feb 10, 2020 |

The Co-operators have been supporters of Habitat WDG since 2009, but have really increased their impact recently – pledging over $100,000 in the past four years! This exceptional partnership is based on the importance of employee volunteerism – with over 100 volunteers supporting Habitat WDG projects in each year! “As a co-operative, we’re committed to … Continue reading The Co-operators

Affordable housing dollars to flow soon

Jan 7, 2020 |

Affordable housing dollars to start flowing soon, says new minister of Families, Children and Social Development Canadians expect all parties to work together to combat issues like chronic homelessness and a shortage of affordable housing, said the federal government’s new minister of Families, Children and Social Development during a trip to Guelph Monday.

2019 Archive

Dec 31, 2019 |

Coming together to address the affordable housing crisis in Guelph – GuelphToday (Dec. 5, 2019) Habitat WDG “Habitat Happenings” Newsletter – Special Winter Edition Affordable Housing Symposium Part 2 and National Housing Day (Nov. 22, 2019) Habitat returns to signature fundraiser – GuelphToday (November 8, 2019) Habitat for Humanity raised $78,000 with house party – Guelph Mercury Tribune (November … Continue reading 2019 Archive

Affordable Housing Symposium

Jun 27, 2019 |

A SYMPOSIUM TO SOLVE OUR CITY’S HOUSING CRISIS All aspects of the housing continuum are facing challenges: Vulnerable individuals, renters and homeowners are struggling with accessibility, vacancy rates, affordability and the stress test; Builders are struggling with Community Benefits Charges, development charges, lands use assessment and complex planning processes; Affordable housing advocates and social agencies … Continue reading Affordable Housing Symposium

Home Dedication Celebration

Jun 21, 2019 |

June 17, 2019 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Local Habitat for Humanity celebrates fourteen families becoming Habitat Homeowners in Guelph community Guelph, ON – June 15th was a great day for fourteen families who celebrated entering into homeownership with support from the community!  Habitat for Humanity Wellington Dufferin Guelph announces the completion of Block 2 and 3 … Continue reading Home Dedication Celebration

Habitat WDG launches subsidiary organization to offer attainable homeownership to Guelph community

May 15, 2019 |

One in eight Canadian households do not have a decent or affordable place to live. We know we need to do more. We need to bring homeownership within reach for more members of our community. Habitat for Humanity Wellington Dufferin Guelph is introducing an initiative to expand affordable housing availability.  The innovative program supports first-time … Continue reading Habitat WDG launches subsidiary organization to offer attainable homeownership to Guelph community

2018 Archive

Dec 1, 2018 |

Partnership Habitat for Humanity – Family Transition Place News Release (Dec. 20, 2018) Upper Grand DSB high school students move from classroom – Habitat WDG News Release (Nov. 22, 2018)to local Habitat for Humanity build site – Habitat WDG News Release (Nov. 22, 2018) Habitat for Humanity asks city to further delay its payment of $437,000 in development charges – Guelph Today (Nov. 15, 2018) … Continue reading 2018 Archive