Economic Impact Analysis

Beyond the house:

Habitat for Humanity makes a tremendous impact on the lives of homeowners. Our work impacts health, environmental and educational outcomes; civic and social engagement; the financial stability of Habitat families; and local economies. This infographic details one component of our economic impact. See below to learn how Habitat's work contributes to our local economy by supporting jobs and purchasing local goods and services, creating a ripple effect that multiplies our investment to generate a meaningful impact.

How Habitat's investments ripple across local economies

An economic impact analysis

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We spend money on businesses and services (construction materials, offices supplies, etc.).

Thanks to our spending, those businesses spend more (on employees, materials, etc.).

Those employees now have more money and can increase their household spending.

Economic impact of Habitat's investments


invested in operations, construction, rehabilitation and renovation

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