HABITAT FOR HUMANITY - GREATER OTTAWA
Habitat for Humanity Greater Ottawa (Habitat GO) is a non-profit organization that mobilizes volunteers and community partners in building affordable housing and promoting homeownership as a means to breaking the cycle of poverty.
Since 1993, the non-profit has built 52 homes, completed nine retrofits and housed more than 60 families in the greater Ottawa area. Habitat GO mobilizes volunteers, sponsors, donors and tradespeople to build safe, decent and affordable homes and then sells them with long-term, no-interest mortgages to hard-working, low-income families.
Thirteen of these homes are in the Orléans area and Habitat GO has started construction on its largest development to date at the corner of Jeanne d’Arc Boulevard and Fortune Drive this spring. The Orléans development will be home to 16 local families when construction is completed in 2019-2020.