Community Development : Housing and Neighborhood Development

Habitat for Humanity Lake County, IL

Building Homes. Building Community. Building Hope.

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three stars

87.07

315 North Martin Luther King Jr. Avenue Waukegan, IL 60085
tel: (847) 623-1020   Web Site
EIN: 36-3659288

Board Leadership
Gregory Thompson
President

CEO
Debbie Murphy
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 87.07 three stars
  Financial 85.41 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00 three stars
This rating was published 09/03/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Seeking to put God's love into action Habitat for Humanity Lake County brings people together to build homes, communities and hope.
We build, rehab and repair homes with families in need, while empowering families to help themselves. Through our partnerships we make safe, simple, decent housing for all people a matter of conscience and action.

Since 1989 HFHLC has served over 200 low-income families through homeownership. Homeowner families are selected according to their need, their ability to repay our no-profit, no-interest mortgage, and their partnership to contribute 500 hours of sweat equity. Partner Families complete at least 25 classes in financial literacy along with monthly 1:1 budget counseling.

The Habitat ReStore accepts and then sells new and used building materials and household goods further supporting affordable housing, while keeping tons of material from the landfill. It is at 3545 Grand Avenue in Gurnee.

Seeking to put God's love into action Habitat for Humanity Lake County brings people together to build homes, communities and hope.
We build, rehab and repair homes with families in need, while empowering families to help themselves. Through our partnerships we make safe, simple, decent housing for all people a matter of conscience and action.

Since 1989 HFHLC has served over 200 low-income families through homeownership. Homeowner families are selected according to their need, their ability to repay our no-profit, no-interest mortgage, and their partnership to contribute 500 hours of sweat equity. Partner Families complete at least 25 classes in financial literacy along with monthly 1:1 budget counseling.

The Habitat ReStore accepts and then sells new and used building materials and household goods further supporting affordable housing, while keeping tons of material from the landfill. It is at 3545 Grand Avenue in Gurnee.

Impact Information

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Reported Results
Total in 2017
Number of low-income families housed in affordable, well-maintained units as a result of the nonprofit's efforts
222
Number of financial literacy courses conducted
100
Total weight of materials recycled
1,040,000
This impact information is current as of September 2019, when it was provided to us by GuideStar. At this time, Impact information published on this organization's page has no effect on its rating per our methodology.

Financial

three stars

85.41

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

89.00

This rating was published 09/03/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.
Overall Rating Chart
  Program Expenses
(Percent of the charity's total expenses spent on the programs
and services it delivers)
77.7%
  Administrative Expenses 16.0%
  Fundraising Expenses 6.2%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.03
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 5.69
  Program Expenses Growth -11.0%
  Liabilities to Assets 4.7%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Habitat for Humanity Lake County, IL on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Habitat for Humanity Lake County, IL on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,763,148
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $8,260
Total Contributions $1,771,408
   Program Service Revenue $568,629
Total Primary Revenue $2,340,037
   Other Revenue $-526,938
TOTAL REVENUE $1,813,099
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $741,117
   Administrative Expenses $222,615
   Fundraising Expenses $140,823
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,104,555
   
Payments to Affiliates $32,949
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $708,544
   
Net Assets $7,620,191

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$76,851 6.95% Julie Donovan Executive Director

Mission

Seeking to put God's love into action Habitat for Humanity Lake County brings people together to build homes, communities and hope.
We build, rehab and repair homes with families in need, while empowering families to help themselves. Through our partnerships we make safe, simple, decent housing for all people a matter of conscience and action.

Since 1989 HFHLC has served over 200 low-income families through homeownership. Homeowner families are selected according to their need, their ability to repay our no-profit, no-interest mortgage, and their partnership to contribute 500 hours of sweat equity. Partner Families complete at least 25 classes in financial literacy along with monthly 1:1 budget counseling.

The Habitat ReStore accepts and then sells new and used building materials and household goods further supporting affordable housing, while keeping tons of material from the landfill. It is at 3545 Grand Avenue in Gurnee.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Habitat for Humanity Lake County, IL (IL) 87.07 three stars
Habitat for Humanity Portland/Metro East (OR) 92.38 four stars
Habitat for Humanity of Collier County (FL) 99.71 four stars
Habitat for Humanity of Greater Baton Rouge (LA) 92.15 four stars
Habitat for Humanity of Greater Cincinnati (OH) 93.08 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Habitat for Humanity Lake County, IL
315 North Martin Luther King Jr. Avenue
Waukegan, IL 60085
tel: (847) 623-1020
fax: (847) 623-1038
EIN: 36-3659288

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Board Leadership

Gregory Thompson
President

CEO

Debbie Murphy
Executive Director