Greeley-Weld HABITAT FOR HUMANITY – Why they build
- 1 in 5 children in the US lives in a family who resides in extremely poor conditions
- 71% of families with extremely low incomes are spending more than 50% of their income on rent and utilities
- Due to the shortage of affordable housing, families are having to choose between rent over food, health care and basic necessities.
- $49.03/hour or $102,000 annually is the average income needed to buy a home in CO
- $49,780 annually or $23.93/hour is the wage required to afford fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment in Colorado ($1245).
- The median home price in Greeley/Evans has risen 131% since 2011 from $130,000 to $304,900. Homeownership is becoming unattainable for many families and especially for modest-income households.
Greeley-Weld Habitat for Humanity has built 139 homes since 1987.
NO ONE LIVES IN DIGNITY UNTIL WE ALL DO.