2022 was a year of celebrating and laying the groundwork for busy years ahead. Again and again we realized the importance of partnerships within our local community, with governmental entities and businesses. We welcomed volunteer groups back to the job site, reveled with friends at the most-successful Carpenters’ Ball to date and opened the spacious ReStore […]
Thanks to your donations, eight families will be in their homes by the holidays. Children will wake in their own beds, in their own bedrooms — this is a dream come true. Meet the families YOU helped come home: Alejandra and Andy have two young children. Andy, a charismatic Town of Avon law enforcement officer,
The project provides a lifeline for locals to build homes in this community On Tuesday, November 8, the Eagle Town Council unanimously approved a Major Development Permit, Preliminary Plan, Final Plat, and Associated Development Agreement for Habitat for Humanity Vail Valley’s 16-home Third Street development. This approval underscores how fortunate we are to be part
It’s been exciting having volunteers return to the jobsite and to the ReStore. While we have seen many new faces, we are thrilled to work with our regulars again. Last year as we packed, organized and culled inventory for the move to the new ReStore in Gypsum, Ellen White was key to these efforts. Ellen
In 1995, a group of concerned citizens went about forming Habitat for Humanity of Eagle and Lake Counties. Twenty-seven years later, Habitat Vail Valley has worked with many locals, partnering to build permanently affordable housing. Last year we broke ground on our 100th home. In 2022-24, we will build 40 homes and rehab six; doubling
The first building at Stratton Flats Phase 8 has started the finish phase of construction. Drywall has been installed, textured, and primed. Interior doors were delivered and have started to be installed. The construction team will continue to install doors as well as trim and cabinets in the coming weeks. Paint, tile, and laminate flooring
Recently I was talking with a peer, who loves living here and is contributing to our community. He has a stable, “professional” income. He’s lived and worked here for more than a decade; he has worked his way up in his profession. His salary has roughly tripled since he entered our professional workforce. He has
Every day we hear about the housing crisis—people are unable to put down roots here in Eagle County. As a result, the fabric of our community is unraveling. A home is a pathway to possibility. People who have a safe home do better in school, are more active in their community and are healthier overall.