Since incorporating in 2000, Habitat for Humanity SSBC has built 19 new homes, now providing shelter for 70 people, including 35 children. completed three affordable housing developments and over 30 A Brush with Kindness home repairs.
In 2007, Habitat SSBC completed the 3-home Via Lucero Affordable Homes development in Santa Barbara’s Hope neighborhood. In 2010, Habitat SSBC completed the 3-home San Pascual Affordable Homes development on Santa Barbara’s lower west side. In 2014, Habitat SSBC completed the 12-home Canon Perdido Affordable Homes development on Santa Barbara’s East side.
In 2008, Habitat SSBC opened the Habitat ReStore in Goleta. The ReStore sells new and salvaged building materials to the public at discounted prices and net revenues contribute to our local Habitat affiliate’s administration costs.
In 2011, Habitat SSBC launched the A Brush with Kindness home repair program. The program provides exterior home repairs to low-income homeowners in need of assistance to maintain a safe and decent place to live. Since launching the program we have completed 30 home repairs and partnered with a number of local nonprofits including SEE International, Women’s Economic Ventures, Laguna Senior Cottages, Boys and Girls Club and the Santa Barbara Rescue Mission.Current Projects