Habitat for Humanity International was founded in 1976. There are more than 1,500 local Habitat affiliates in the United States and more than 70 national organizations around the world.


Since 1976, Habitat has helped more than 6.8 million people find strength, stability and independence through safe, decent and affordable shelter. Today, Habitat for Humanity is a world leader in addressing the issues of poverty housing. 

Here at Habitat for Humanity of Waukesha County, we often get asked the same questions by those seeking to understand what Habitat does.  Here are a few of the most frequently asked questions and myths explained. 

Habitat FAQ

Habitat FAQ

Does Habitat for Humanity give away houses for free?

How can I get involved to help our community?

How do I start the Habitat Homeowner process?

What if I don’t qualify for a home?

Learn more about Habitat for Humanity of Waukesha County as an organization.

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