Thousands of people volunteer with us each year,
either as individuals or part of an institution, group or
Habitat NYC is building and rehabilitating homes in Brooklyn
and Queens to help hardworking families achieve the dream
of first-time homeownership.
Help more New Yorkers realize their dream of
Meet Our CEO
Karen Haycox, Chief Executive Officer - Karen most recently served as Vice President, Fund Development at Southwest Solutions, a leading provider of both human services and affordable housing and economic development in southwest Detroit. She previously held a number of senior positions with Habitat for Humanity International in Atlanta. During her career there, Haycox’s leadership roles included senior positions in the Carter Work Project as well as international & domestic disaster relief focused on the Asian tsunami, Hurricanes Katrina and Rita, Haiti Earthquake, Midwestern tornado outbreaks and Superstorm Sandy. Karen also managed Habitat for Humanity’s relationships with Major League Baseball, the National Hockey League and other key corporate supporters.
Habitat for Humanity New York City transforms lives by building quality homes with families in need and by uniting all New Yorkers around the cause of affordable housing.