Our Mission

Habitat Santa Cruz is an independent, locally operated and funded affiliate of Habitat for Humanity International. Our mission is to build affordable, decent homes and provide home ownership opportunities to qualified families who live and work in Santa Cruz County.

  • Report from the 2016 California Habitat Advocacy Day IMG_1284According to the Center for Housing Policy 1st quarter 2014 Paycheck to Paycheck Ranking, 13 out of the top 15 most expensive metro areas for homeownership in the nation are in California. This year Santa Cruz County moved from the number 4 position to the number 3 position on this list. Local, state and federal revenues have been jeopardized over ... Read more
  • Habitat Night with the Santa Cruz Warriors Warriors Night BannerTuesday, February 9th at 8:00pm is Habitat for Humanity night with the Santa Cruz Warriors! The Warriors are going to wear some Habitat themed retro jerseys which will be auctioned after the game. Habitat Santa Cruz will have a brief presentation. Oh, and it’s getting broadcast on ESPN. It’s kind of a big deal. Give us a call at 831-469-4663 or pop by ... Read more
  • #60 Los Esteros Court is Complete! DSC06318Congratulations to the Iniguez Family on their new home! A few “thank yous” are in order here. Firstly, our volunteers who have put thousands of hours into the construction of the home. You are the lifeblood of our organization, and we can never thank you enough for what you do for us, and the community. Our sponsors for the home are Bank of ... Read more
  • Building Resilience with Allterra Solar Habitat for Humanity Santa Cruz is working with Allterra Solar to outfit all of our new homes with solar panels. Check out this video explaining our goals with the project!   Read more