Meet Ginger – and her adorable daughter!

A lifetime resident of St. Augustine, Ginger and her daughter currently live in an apartment that is not ideal for them. Ginger wants to have a home for her daughter where they can be comfortable.  Comfort means not just having your own bedroom, a yard to play in or a safe home, but comfort also means being in an affordable … Read More

Meet Keshia

Keshia has her hands full! As a mother of 5 kids under the age of 13, Keshia has always strived to provide a comfortable life for her kids.  Born and raised in St. Augustine, she struggled to find safe, affordable housing with enough space for her family.  Despite having the same job for 12 years, she could not find a … Read More

How Habitat St. Augustine Advocates for Affordable Housing

Not only does Habitat for Humanity of St. Augustine/St. Johns County (“Habitat St. Augustine”), build homes, but we advocate for affordable housing at a local level.  Alex Mansur, Vice Chairman of the Habitat St. Augustine Board of Directors, is a member of the Affordable Housing Advisory Committee (“AHAC”) in St. Johns County.  The nine-member committee is responsible for reviewing policies, … Read More