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Community Development : Housing and Neighborhood Development

Houston Habitat for Humanity

Building homes, communities and hope

four stars

95.05

3750 North McCarty Street Houston, TX 77029
tel: (713) 671-9993   Web Site
EIN: 76-0207084

Board Leadership
Stephen L. Goldberg
Chair

CEO
Allison Hay
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 95.05 four stars
  Financial 100.00 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 93.00 four stars
This rating was published 05/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Houston Habitat for Humanity, founded in 1987, is a Christian-based housing ministry. Embracing all faiths, the organization is dedicated to eliminating substandard housing in our community by helping low-income families purchase a simple, decent home in which to live. To date, Houston Habitat has built over 1,000 affordable homes and served more than 4,200 people - half of whom are children. For two decades, Houston Habitat has worked to eliminate substandard housing by helping our neighbors purchase simple, decent homes in which to live.

Houston Habitat for Humanity, founded in 1987, is a Christian-based housing ministry. Embracing all faiths, the organization is dedicated to eliminating substandard housing in our community by helping low-income families purchase a simple, decent home in which to live. To date, Houston Habitat has built over 1,000 affordable homes and served more than 4,200 people - half of whom are children. For two decades, Houston Habitat has worked to eliminate substandard housing by helping our neighbors purchase simple, decent homes in which to live.

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Financial

four stars

100.00

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

93.00

This rating was published 05/01/2020 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)
88.3%
  Administrative Expenses 4.1%
  Fundraising Expenses 7.4%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.07
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 3.84
  Program Expenses Growth 12.9%
  Liabilities to Assets 2.6%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Houston Habitat for Humanity on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Houston Habitat for Humanity on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Houston Habitat for Humanity (TX) 95.05 four stars
Habitat for Humanity Greater San Francisco (CA) 93.70 four stars
Habitat for Humanity of the Lehigh Valley (PA) 95.37 four stars
Habitat for Humanity of Sonoma County (CA) 86.63 three stars
Habitat for Humanity of San Antonio (TX) 95.99 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $10,837,531
   Federated Campaigns $600,000
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $40,215
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $11,477,746
   Program Service Revenue $3,916,950
Total Primary Revenue $15,394,696
   Other Revenue $1,048,015
TOTAL REVENUE $16,442,711
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $10,925,176
   Administrative Expenses $788,224
   Fundraising Expenses $743,798
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $12,457,198
   
Payments to Affiliates $59,241
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $3,985,513
   
Net Assets $39,380,440

Program names and associated costs are listed for the top programs as reported on the charity's most recently filed Form 990. The top programs displayed will include the largest three programs, or those programs covering at least 60% of the charity's total expenses, whichever comes first.

Program Name Amount Spent % of Program Expenses
Disaster Home Repair $4,996,894 45.7%
Building & Selling Homes $4,571,834 41.8%
The ReStore $1,356,448 12.4%

Ratings History
Houston Habitat for Humanity has received 8 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-12 05/01/2020 95.05 four stars
2017-12 06/01/2019 90.71 four stars
2016-12 07/01/2018 90.71 four stars
2015-12 05/01/2017 90.71 four stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 96.66 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2013-12 07/01/2015 97.83 four stars
2012-12 04/01/2014 97.73 four stars
2011-12 04/01/2013 97.66 four stars
2010-12 02/01/2012 81.14 three stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 75.55 two stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 12/01/2010 93.70 four stars
2008-12 04/01/2010 96.74 four stars
2007-12 11/01/2008 91.66 four stars
2006-12 11/01/2007 96.50 four stars
2005-06 07/01/2006 69.30 one star
2004-06 08/01/2005 93.65 four stars

The data displayed on this tab is provided by the IRS in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

EIN 76-0207084
Name in IRS Master File HOUSTON HABITAT FOR HUMANITY INC
NTEE Code L20
NTEE Classification Housing Development, Construction, Management
NTEE Type Housing, Shelter
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (29) Other religious activities
(380) Low-income housing
Foundation Status Organization which receives a substantial part of its support from a governmental unit or the general public   170(b)(1)(A)(vi)
Deductibility Contributions are deductible
Affiliation Independent - the organization is an independent organization or an independent auxiliary (i.e., not affiliated with a National, Regional, or Geographic grouping of organizations).
Group Name [Not Applicable]
Ruling Date January, 1987
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • December, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$168,429 1.35% Allison Hay Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Houston Habitat for Humanity (TX) 95.05 four stars
Greater Des Moines Habitat for Humanity (IA) 91.57 four stars
Habitat for Humanity Portland/Metro East (OR) 92.38 four stars
Habitat for Humanity of Wicomico County (MD) 88.21 three stars
Habitat for Humanity Central Arizona (AZ) 95.00 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Houston Habitat for Humanity
3750 North McCarty Street
Houston, TX 77029
tel: (713) 671-9993
fax: (713) 671-9295
EIN: 76-0207084

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Board Leadership

Stephen L. Goldberg
Chair

CEO

Allison Hay
Executive Director

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