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    We believe that strong and stable homes help build strong and stable communities ... and hope for the future.

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We build so everyone has opportunity for a better future. Your donation will help us do more for families in Dubuque and Jackson County communities.


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Join the tens of thousands of people of all ages and backgrounds who each year bring their energy and enthusiasm to a Habitat construction site or serve in other ways.


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A partnership with Habitat means you have a stable place to live, grow, and invest in your future. Learn more about Habitat Homeownership.

We believe everyone deserves a decent place to live.

Learn more about how Habitat for Humanity brings people together to build homes, communities and hope!

Habitat homeowners purchase their home. We provide affordable financing and payment plans to ensure homeowners spend less than 30% of their monthly income on housing costs.

Habitat homebuyers invest hundreds of hours of their own labor, called sweat equity, working alongside volunteers and other Habitat homeowners.

Working together, we build more than houses, we build community.

YES! Habitat follows a non-discriminatory practice. Prospective Habitat homeowners must:

1. Demonstrate a need for safe, affordable housing;

2. Be willing to partner with Habitat to help build, volunteer, prepare for homeownership; and,

3. Be able and willing to pay an affordable mortgage.

Many studies of low-cost housing show that affordable housing has no adverse effect on other neighborhood property values.

Habitat for Humanity believes our approach to affordable housing improves neighborhoods and communities by strengthening community spirit, increasing the tax base, and building relationships through the cooperative efforts involved in the Habitat for Humanity homeowner program.

1. Volunteer: Build a home, plan with a committee, or lead with our board of directors.

2. Donate: Give cash, a vehicle, or goods and services.

3. Connect Us: Introduce us to partners to open the ReStore, build housing, and community.

4. Reach Out: Learn more about the need for quality, affordable housing and how you can help.


News, updates, and information about Habitat for Humanity | Dubuque & Jackson Counties

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News Release: Low-Income Solar Impacts Local Habitat for Humanity Project


Dubuque and Jackson Counties Habitat for Humanity is excited to announce our first solar install! A partnership with the Dubuque County Energy District and Blue Sky Solar allowed us to install the a solar array on a home currently under construction in Dubuque. The 5.6kW array will help the homeowner save approximately $970 year. Read […]

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Miller Family Moves into New Habitat Homes


2020 will be a special year for Tricia and her family. In late January, they moved into their renovated Habitat home on Roosevelt Street. Tricia and her four children, Tristan, Hunter, Gaige, and Grace now get to enjoy a home where everyone has a place they can call their own. Their new home provides a […]

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Tricia’s Story


Restrictive, troublesome, chaotic, crowded – these are just a few of the adjectives Tricia and her kids use to describe their current living situation. Tricia, mother of four (Tristian, 17; Hunter, 15; Gaige, 12; Grace, 12), feels as though the conditions in her current home are stealing her children’s childhood.  The home consists of two […]

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