This summer, Habitat for Humanity of Schenectady County will reach a major milestone as we will begin construction on our 50th home! As excited as we are about this major accomplishment, we are equally pleased to share the new 2 story house design that will mark the beginning of a fresh look for some of our Habitat homes. This two story design will blend in with the current neighborhood landscape on Carrie Street, keeping in pace with the existing community.
Schenectady Habitat has a long-standing reputation of working to eradicate poverty housing and to help provide low-income, working-class families with safe, decent and affordable homes in our community. Since 1993, Schenectady Habitat has been dedicated to eliminating substandard housing locally through constructing, rehabilitating and preserving homes; by advocating for fair and just housing policies; and by providing training and access to resources to help families improve their housing conditions. Habitat enables non-home owning families the opportunity to own a simple, decent home for about the same amount as they would pay for an apartment. To date, Schenectady Habitat has helped 46 families achieve home ownership. By the end of 2016, our volunteers will complete five more homes—both new construction and rehabs—for deserving families.
- 1560 Carrie Street (New Construction)
- 323 Schenectady Street (New Construction)
- 235 Robinson Street (Rehab)
- 1600 Block of Carrie Street (New Construction)