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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

2017 Archive

Dec 1, 2017 |

Holidays Without a Home – Orangeville Citizen (December, 2017) Guelph Community builds affordable homes from ground up” – Habitat WDG News Release (December 12, 2017) Women in Business sparkles at awards gala  – Orangeville.com (December 4, 2017) Guelph Ultimate Habitat House Party raises more than $75,000 – Snapd Guelph (November, 2017) Shelburne Home Hardware Building Centre presents Habitat for Humanity  with an additional $8,000 … Continue reading 2017 Archive

2016 Archive

Dec 1, 2016 |

“‘Historic moment’ at City Council meeting” – Guelph Today (December 13, 2016) “Hurdles remain in Guelph’s plan to redevelop IMICO site”– Guelph Mercury (December 13, 2016) “New plan for IMICO site great news for the Ward neighbourhood”– Guelph Mercury (December 6, 2016) “IMICO site could become an ‘urban village,’ city hall says” – Guelph Mercury (December 3, 2016) “Give-a-Gift, Get-a-Gift campaign supports affordable home ownership” – Guelph … Continue reading 2016 Archive

Giving Tuesday

Nov 19, 2015 |

You’ve heard of Black Friday and Cyber Monday, but now there is Giving Tuesday. Giving Tuesday is a day where charities, businesses, and individuals come together to celebrate giving. On Tuesday, December 1st, how will you take part? Our #Giving4Habitat initiative for Giving Tuesday has a goal to raise $18,000 to support a build & … Continue reading Giving Tuesday