Why Fish?

Habitat for Humanity of Cape Cod has built 127 affordable homes across the 15 towns on Cape Cod.  In an effort to address the growing affordable housing crisis Habitat continues to expand our capabilities to increase our capacity.  In Spring 2018 we will complete 5 homes in Brewster and raise walls for 4 homes in Marstons Mills.  In Fall 2018 we will complete 3 homes in Truro and raise walls for 3 homes in Dennis.

Many residents of Cape Cod who work on Cape Cod face ongoing challenges with housing.  According to the U.S. Census Data, American Community Survey 2013

  • Barnstable County Median Income is almost 10% lower than Massachusetts Median Income
  • 68% of Barnstable County Renter Households earn less than $50,000 per year
  • 60% of Barnstable County Renter Households pay over 30% of their income for housing