Latest News from Fort Bend Habitat for Humanity

2015 Construction Video

A volunteer from the Maryam Islamic Center , Najmus Saqib Hassan filmed this video of our latest new construction project on Saturday August 22, 2015. This home represents the 79th home Fort Bend Habitat for Humanity has completed and the 10th home in partnership with St. Laurence Catholic Church in Sugar Land.

The 2015 Construction Committee

Fort Bend Habitat for Humanity will begin its 2015 Spring Build, sponsored by St. Laurence Catholic Church in Sugarland, with the the Construction Committee leading the way! The Construction Committee has long been the cornerstone of FBHFH. Its members take pride in the work of building decent, affordable homes in order to strengthen communities and improve lives. This year, the construction committee will undertake

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Car Donation to Habitat for Humanity Stafford, TX

Out of Reach

In May 2015 the National Low Income Housing Coalition released its annual Out of Reach report, which calculates the hourly wage a household needs to earn to afford a modest market rate apartment. The 2015 report finds that the hourly wage needed to afford a two bedroom apartment is $19.35/hour, which is more than 2.5 times the current minimum wage. While housing prices in

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Thank you Fort Bend Cares!

FBHFH Executive Director and Director of Community Engagement receiving a $5000 grant to support youth from Fort Bend Cares Executive Director and Board Members. Thank you to Fort Bend Cares for supporting the mission and vision of FBHFH and allowing us to strengthen families through the building of homes, hope, and opportunities for families to help themselves. Photo by Favre/Furman.

Introducing Sherwin Sun

Fort Bend Habitat for Humanity welcomes a new Executive Director, Sherwin Sun. Born and raised in California, Sherwin began his non-profit career in Los Angeles, working in the faith based community. After graduating from California State University, Fullerton with a BS in Kinesiology, Mr. Sun worked alongside the Los Angeles Police Department on Skid Row for People Assisting the Homeless, providing resources and services

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