Habitat for Humanity plans Sonoma County factory for prefab homes

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A leading Sonoma County nonprofit plans to launch a factory this spring where it will build key parts for prefabricated homes, an innovative effort intended to help speed the construction of affordable for-sale housing. Habitat for Humanity Sonoma County, part of the international faith-based group, plans to open a zero-waste factory that could harness paid… Read more »

“A Place for Humanity”

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Habitat for Humanity of Sonoma County releases a new video “A Place for Humanity,” produced by PH Productions and DangerBrain. We’re doing great things in our community and moving forward in BIG ways. Habitat for Humanity is Building Together, Building a Future, Building Innovation, Building Opportunity, Building Momentum. Let’s Build the Future Together! Watch the… Read more »

Mike Johnson Appointed Chief Executive Officer

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Santa Rosa, CA (October 15, 2018) – Habitat for Humanity of Sonoma County announced today its board of directors has named Mike Johnson Chief Executive Officer effective October 22.  Interim CEO John Kennedy will continue his economic empowerment role as chairman of the board of directors.   Mr. Johnson joins Habitat for Humanity of Sonoma… Read more »

2018 Hope Builder Breakfast

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Join us at Habitat for Humanity of Sonoma County’s 4th annual Hope Builder Breakfast fundraiser benefiting families displaced by the fires, and especially, vulnerable members of our community and workforce. December 4, 2018 7:00am Registration | 7:30am – 9:00am Program Flamingo Resort & Spa 2777 Fourth Street, Santa Rosa, CA Register below, or call Jacqui Salyer:… Read more »

Community Interest Meeting: November 10th

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  Habitat for Humanity of Sonoma County invites you to an informational meeting to learn how we help low to moderate income families on their path to affordable housing.  Join us Saturday November 10th, 2018 at 10am, at Shiloh Neighborhood Church-5901 Old Redwood Hwy, Santa Rosa, CA.  Sign in begins at 9:30am.  For more information… Read more »

A new housing idea for Sonoma’s ‘missing middle’

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County officials are moving forward aggressively on a three-pronged approach to alleviating the local housing crisis. Permit Sonoma, the county’s permitting agency, has been tasked with taking fast and bold action to unkink the county’s housing construction pipeline, whose logjam has been exacerbated in the wake of last year’s wildfires. In 2017, the county implemented… Read more »

Sonoma Wildfire Cottages construction begins in Santa Rosa

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Construction has started on eight to 10 Habitat for Humanity cottages that will be temporarily located on Medtronic’s Fountaingrove campus in Santa Rosa to help house residents whose homes were destroyed in the October 2017 wildfires. Two of the units are already being framed, and they all should be ready for occupancy in late fall… Read more »

Cottages underway to provide housing for fire survivors

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Work is underway to install a total of 15 modular cottages at two sites in Windsor and Fountaingrove nearly a year after October’s firestorm destroyed 5,300 homes in Sonoma County. The cottages will provide short-term, affordable housing for those who lost homes or were displaced after the most destructive blaze in California’s history, with some… Read more »

Affordable housing takes a step forward at council meeting

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Windsor approves requests from Habitat for Humanity to move project forward At the Sept. 19 meeting of the Windsor Town Council, the town took a large step towards moving one of its keystone affordable housing projects forward. Duncan Village, a Habitat For Humanity project, was designated in August of 2017 to receive $556,000 from the… Read more »