Habitat for Humanity in Whatcom County

More Habitat and Ecotech Solar workshops for 2020

Habitat for Humanity in Whatcom County is happy to continue our partnership in 2020 with Ecotech Solar to offer two more FREE solar workshops for homeowners interested in learning about adding solar power to their homes. As with the workshops we hosted last fall, with every home solar installation sold, Ecotech will donate one solar panel …

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Building lasting affordability with Kulshan Community Land Trust

Dean Fearing with kulshanCLT

The Telegraph Townhomes Project, Habitat for Humanity in Whatcom County’s flagship 50+-unit planned housing community on Telegraph Road, wouldn’t be happening without our innovative partnership with the Kulshan Community Land Trust (KulshanCLT). The Telegraph Townhomes Project is a first for both organizations in terms of scale. Phase 1A, the first 8 units, are 70% complete, …

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Building community with Lydia Place and Wise Buys Thrift Store

Dakota Nixon at Wise Buys

Solving the housing crisis in Whatcom County requires creating innovative partnerships in Bellingham and across Whatcom County. The causes of housing insecurity are too many and too varied to be addressed by any one group, agency, or non-profit alone. Working together, we’re stronger. To extend our reach, Habitat for Humanity in Whatcom County is actively …

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Thoughts from the Candidates at the Build Community Day Political Forum

The culmination of Habitat’s Home Builders Blitz this year was Build Community Day (Saturday, October 19), inspired and funded by the Whatcom Community Foundation’s Project Neighborly Program. This year’s highlight was a political forum lunch where volunteers and guests heard from some very special guest speakers. Candidates for Mayor of Bellingham and Whatcom County Executive all came to discuss how, if elected, …

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Build Community Day 2019 at Telegraph

Telegraph Townhomes project 2019

Get ready for our annual Build Community Day! This year we’ll be centering our activity around Habitat’s flagship Telegraph Townhomes Project (1050 Telegraph Road, Bellingham) and the surrounding King Mountain neighborhood. Build Community Day brings people together to build and mend homes and hearts. Inspired and funded by the Whatcom Community Foundation’s Project Neighborly Program, …

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