Build Louder With Habitat Dane County
Whether you raise a pen or a hammer, we need your voice to help solve the housing crisis here in Dane County. Learn more about our mission and help us shape policies so we can promote access to affordable housing and raise awareness about any unnecessary barriers. Our vision is to create a world where everyone has a decent place to live. Help us to create a strong, collective voice.
Did You Know?
In Wisconsin, 18,390 school-age children lived in unstable housing during the 2014-15 school year. (Source: Center on Budget & Policy Priorities)
Working at minimum wage ($7.25/hour), a renter would have to work 73 hours each week to afford a modest two-bedroom apartment at market rent. (Source: National Low Income Housing Coalition)
In Wisconsin, 160,000 low-income households spend more than half their income on rent. Of this group 70 percent live in poverty, 45 percent are elderly or disabled and 25 percent have children. (Source: Center on Budget & Policy Priorities)