the latest from Habitat

Spring into Action: Your Essential Guide to Spring Home Maintenance

March 25, 2024

Step-by-step spring home maintenance. Spring is an ideal time to inspect your property, identify areas that need attention, and address them promptly.

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How to Make a Rain Barrel in 5 Easy Steps

March 12, 2024

Rain barrels offer an excellent and budget-friendly solution for harvesting rainwater. You don’t have to break the bank to get one, either.

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Advocating for Change: Habitat on the Hill Recap

February 9, 2024

At Habitat La Crosse, we advocate for affordable homeownership opportunities at the city, state, and federal level. This past week, we took our advocacy to the…

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Washer Necklaces

Easy DIY Washer Necklaces in 6 Steps

January 26, 2024

Upcycling washers into necklaces is a fun and easy craft project that can be enjoyed by people of all ages. It is also an excellent way…

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How to use ReClaim and the ReStore in your home projects

January 4, 2024

Habitat Sustainability Director Amy Smith has been particularly lucky in finding items from the Habitat ReStore to use in her current home renovation projects. Taking advantage…

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2023: What a Year for Team Habitat!

November 10, 2023

We are Team Habitat As housing costs skyrocket, our mission is more important than ever. Our expert and caring staff, Board members, and volunteers work hard so…

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Modular: A True Model for Affordable Housing 

September 19, 2023

Modular: A True Model in Affordable Housing By Carter Mandel This year alone has seen a 4.6 percent increase in housing prices. With a 7.9% increase…

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Back to school? But first, shop the ReStore!

September 19, 2023

Back-to-school time is fast approaching.  If you or your kids are heading off to college, the La Crosse Habitat ReStore offers many items for your dorm…

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Breaking down the Habitat Homeownership Program

July 14, 2023

No, Habitat doesn’t give away homes. This is one of the most common misconceptions about our work. We’re not sure how the rumor got started, but…

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