Rancho Carlota – Building a Community

by Margie Olivares   Habitat for Humanity of San Antonio has been building at Rancho Carlota since 2020. We broke ground in August 2020 and have continued to expand the community. As of March 18th, we’ve built 64 homes in the subdivision. With a goal of building around 250 homes, we still have a long … Read more

March 2022 Newsletter

Click here to download the PDF of the latest edition of the Habitat Matters Newsletter published March 2022.

Get to know our Volunteer Coordinator – Sandy

If you have volunteered with us on site recently, you’ve met Sandy. Sandy is our Volunteer Coordinator and the first face people see at our build site. You’ll always find her in the bright colored staff shirt and a smile on her face. Here’s what she has to say about her experience as our Volunteer … Read more

Home Center Corner: Second-Hand Furniture, A Growing Trend

by Margie Olivares   Our Habitat Home Centers are your home for furniture resale. People donate furniture to our four stores regularly. There are so many reasons second-hand furniture is IN right now. With all the supply chain issues around the globe, there’s been a boom in second-hand furniture.   Supply Chain Issues Manufacturers are … Read more

All in Good Company – Getting Businesses Involved with Habitat

by Margie Olivares   Habitat for Humanity of San Antonio has collaborated with local and national corporations to help combat the affordable housing crisis in the area. In many ways, companies have played a large role. Below are ways a company can get involved with Habitat.   Employee Team Builds/Volunteering (sponsored) Companies in search of … Read more

Committed to Equity Since 1976

by Camaron Brooks   Equity, often a buzzword in the nonprofit sector, is a guiding principle at Habitat for Humanity of San Antonio. Our founder, Faith Lytle, started Habitat on an equitable path with her focus on need. Lytle witnessed unimaginable poverty among children and families on San Antonio’s west side. On a mission, she … Read more

San Antonio on the rise, so is the cost of homes

by Margie Olivares   Just two months into 2022, a handful of real estate websites posted predictions on the housing markets throughout the country, in particular San Antonio. Zillow named San Antonio among the top 10 “hottest housing markets” of the year at number 4. Realtor predicted that the San Antonio market is on track … Read more

Merger FAQs

Merger FAQs Where will my funding go? All funding will stay local. As with all donations made to Habitat for Humanity of San Antonio or Guadalupe Valley Habitat for Humanity, you can designate where you would like your funding to go. You may want to restrict it to one house or to a certain build. … Read more


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