Because Habitat for Humanity's goal is to build up bad neighborhoods and get some nice homes in those areas. Without first starting to get good, responsible people in a neighborhood; then they are never going to be able to have a chance at taking it back adn getting all the drug dealing scum out. This is a great question by the way.
by Kaz - 4 hours ago
If you build new house on old crack houses and make it a nice neighborhoods then you have built in a nice place.
by DaFinger - 4 hours ago
They are trying to start a new beginning in that neighborhood. Trying to instill something called pride. To clean up a bad neighborhood you have to start somewhere so why not start with "Habitat for Humanity." BTW... Habitat for Humanity is a good thing.
by no nickname - 4 hours ago
They aren't bad neighborhoods, they are low income neighborhoods. The logic is there, if you think it out. What would be the point of building a house for someone in an affluent neighborhood? They can afford to build their own. By building in a low income neighborhood, they not only benifit the new homeowner, but they also add to the quality of the neighborhood. It has the power of incouraging not only people to move there, but to take pride in their own homes. Thus, it has the power to benifit all.
by jmiller - 4 hours ago
low property value on the land its built on
by BB - 4 hours ago
One thing is that neighborhoods constantly change...they go from good to bad, and back to good again. Seems they are improving on bad areas by building there. Land keeps getting scarcer all the time.
by Leo Lion - 4 hours ago
there trying to beautify neighborhoods that are otherwise pretty run down to help get them back to a better community
by Cheryl - 4 hours ago
to bring the neighborhood up besides the land is cheap and most people needing a home are grateful no matter where the location to have a place to call home.
by miatalise12560 - 4 hours ago
I think sometimes people are more comfortable living in a certain neighborhood. And they try to build the houses where people will feel comfortable.
by makingthisup - 4 hours ago
That's interesting. I didn't know that they did that.
by ? - 4 hours ago
Because that's where they're needed.
by tonalc1 - 4 hours ago
Sad to say, but the only affordable land is in bad neighborhoods in most places.
by Juanita - 4 hours ago
no all areas are bad..at leat they give homes to people in need
by Rock_N_Roll_Chicky - 4 hours ago
To make it affordable for people who want to get out of the projects or row houses to live in a home of there own.Some people just want something they can call there own.No matter where it is.Some will buy or in most cases,rent to own,until they can totally move to a different home maybe in a better part of the city or town.
by Willnotlietoyou - 4 hours ago
The people whom these houses are made for have no where else to go. They are grateful for the house no matter what neighborhood it is in. And hopefully the more nice houses that are built there, the better the neighborhood will turn out.
by autumnfaerie8 - 4 hours ago
who would want a bunch of welfare bums to move into their nice neighbourhood
by roger_the_negro_supremacist - 4 hours ago
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