Quick Facts

HomeAid is a non-profit organization that builds and maintains dignified housing where homeless families and individuals can rebuild their lives.  Founded in 1989 in Southern California by an affiliate of the National Association of Home Builders, HomeAid works closely with NAHB affiliates and their related organizations, through 15 active chapters around the nation.  The HomeAid Shelter Development Program consists of homebuilders, their trades, and their suppliers constructing, on behalf of service providers with proven track records, multi-unit shelters where the homeless can learn the job and life skills necessary to return them to the mainstream.  HomeAid’s shelters serve abused children, victims of domestic violence, homeless veterans, at-risk teens, people living with HIV/AIDS, the temporarily unemployed, and victims of natural disasters and other catastrophes.

HomeAid Key Facts:

  • HomeAid’s Shelter Development Program is the largest developer of housing for the temporarily homeless in the United States.
  • 325 multi-unit shelters completed to date
  • 138 shelter renovations, called HomeAid Care projects, also completed.
  • Total value of shelters completed:  $200 million, 48% donated by building industry.
  • 2,401,000 bed nights available each year in HomeAid shelters.
  • 170,000 homeless people have been housed in HomeAid facilities.
  • 30 new shelters currently in development.
  • HomeAid Shelter Development Program
    • Builders construct shelters for service providers to care for the homeless.
    • Builders recruit trade contractors and suppliers to assist.
    • Upon completion, shelter is donated to service provider.
  • All HomeAid America affiliates fully audited every year.
  • HomeAid Locations:  Atlanta, Colorado, Houston, Las Vegas, Los Angeles, Southeastern Michigan, Northern California, Northern Virginia, Orange County (CA), Portland, Riverside- San Bernardino (CA), Sacramento, San Diego, Seattle, and Washington, DC.

Community Outreach

Bank of America making a difference with HomeAid in the Twin Cities

Volunteers from Bank of America helped the HomeAid Twin Cities, a program of the Builders Association of Twin Cities (BATC), pack up over 1,000 CareKits to distribute to homeless shelters in the Twin Cities. ..More

Donor Spotlight

FNTG Builder Services Continues to Partner with HomeAid America in 2017

HomeAid America has announced that FNTG Builder Services, a division of the nation’s leading group of title companies and insurance writers that includes Chicago Title, Commonwealth Title, and Fidelity National Title, will continue in the non-profit’s Corporate Partnership program as a national sponsor. ..More

Chapter Spotlight

HomeAid Hawaii Provided Christmas at “Home” for 80 Homeless Youth

On Christmas Eve, HomeAid Hawaii, it's board members and volunteers, provided an incredible experience for about 80 homeless kids and youth on Oahu, Home for the Holiday provided a safe environment, hot meals, and all the joys of Christmas at "Home."..More