Latest News from Fort Bend Habitat for Humanity

Construction Update 2015

FBHFH started its Spring Build 2015, sponsored by St. Laurence Catholic Church, in Mid-April on Collins in North Richmond. Despite numerous weather delays, the home is progressing along and is anticipated to be completed sometime in the next few weeks. This 5-bedroom, 1500 sq. ft. home represents one of the larger footprints FBHFH has constructed and will make a nice addition to the continued

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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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