Description
Description (Service) Home building organization provides opportunities for families and individuals to move into homeownership affordably.
  • Volunteers and community partners work together to build safe, decent, and affordable homes in partnership with working persons in need of affordable housing.  
  • Home builds are single-family detached houses to multi-unit developments.  
  • Homes are sold at fair market value with a no down payment mortgage.  
  • Mortgage payments are geared to income and are recycled to build other Habitat homes.  
  • Future homeowner partners contribute a minimum of 500 volunteer hours as 'sweat equity'.  
  • Funds generated at Habitat ReStores are used to fund local homebuilding projects in the community.
 
The Habitat ReStore - Home improvement and building supply stores that accept and resell new and gently-used building materials, furniture, appliances, home decor items, and clothing and accessories.  
  • ReStore Locations:
    • Peterborough North, 300 Milroy Dr 
    • Peterborough South, 550 Braidwood Ave 
    • Lindsay, 55 Angeline St N
 
The Peterborough Tool Library See separate listing for ReStore, 300 Milroy Dr
Service Details
Hours COVID 19 Visit website for any updates to hours 
 
Office: Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm 
ReStore: Mon-Sat 10 am-5 pm
Areas Served Haliburton County ; Kawartha Lakes ; Peterborough ; Peterborough (County of)
Eligibility Habitat build volunteers must be 16 years of age or older. 
ReStore volunteers: 14 years of age or older
Application
  • Habitat homeowner application: visit habitatpkr.ca/homeownership or email homeownership@habitatpkr.ca 
  • Volunteer application: visit habitatpkr.ca/get-involved or email volunteer@habitatpkr.ca
Languages English
Fees Program - Partner families purchase a Habitat home through a no-down-payment mortgage with monthly payments set at no more than 30% of the family's gross monthly income. ; Service - items purchased in the ReStore
Address and Location
Site Location Across from Portage Place Plaza
Located In Community Peterborough
Address & Map
300 Milroy Dr
Peterborough, ON K9H 7M9
 
View MapQuest Map
Intersection Milroy Dr and Chemong Rd
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-874-0201
Toll Free Phone 1-855-750-1456
Fax 705-775-0621
E-Mail info@habitatpkr.ca
Website www.habitatpkr.ca
Social Media Facebook Facebook: www.facebook.com/HabitatPtbo
Instagram Instagram: www.instagram.com/habitatptbo/
LinkedIn LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/company/19203714/admin/
YouTube YouTube: www.youtube.com/channel/UCjjKg_DovP_yD7EZophtlOw
Primary Contact Christina Skuce, Director of Operations; Phone: 705-874-0201 ext 208; Email: christina@habitatpkr.ca
Alternate Contact ReStore Manager; Email: restore@habitatpkr.ca
Volunteer Coordinator Rose Attard, Volunteer & Office Manager; Phone: 705-874-0201 ext 205; Email: volunteer@habitatpkr.ca

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