Build 15: Blake Avenue


The Home

The four-bedroom, wheelchair-accessible home on Blake Avenue will be a slab-on-ground build featuring a spacious kitchen with roll-under counters, wide hallways and doorways, a roll-in shower, and lower-than-average light switches and thermostat.

The Family

Ahmad, Manal, and their three sons will move into our Blake Avenue Habitat Home by the end of 2022, making them our 15th Habitat Homeowners!

Blake Ave in the News

  • Habitat breaks ground on accessible Blake Avenue home

    On Wednesday, August 10, Habitat for Humanity Sault Ste. Marie & Area held a small Groundbreaking Ceremony to celebrate the start of their fifteenth affordable home build. (Sault Online, August 10, 2022)

  • Habitat has big plans for next build

    Blunt helped kick off the sod turning for Habitat’s 15th build at 23 Blake Ave. (The Sault Star, August 10, 2022)

  • Newcomers to Canada finally get wheelchair accessible home

    The Barakat family - Ahmad, wife Manal and their three young sons Zen, Zayd, and Amir - will finally be able to reside in Sault Ste. Marie in a new home that meets their needs. (, August 10, 2022)

  • Sault refugee family selected for new Habitat for Humanity build

    A Sault Ste. Marie family is overjoyed to be selected as the owners of Habitat for Humanity’s newest build. (CTV News Northern Ontario, May 8, 2022)

  • Syrian refugees chosen for new Habitat home

    Syrian refugees will call the next Habitat for Humanity Sault Ste. Marie & Area build their new home. (Sault Star, May 4, 2022)

  • Syrian refugee family chosen as Habitat's latest homeowners

    Accessible home on Blake Avenue to be complete by the end of this year. (, May 3, 2022)

  • New Habitat Homeowners selected for Blake Avenue home

    Habitat for Humanity Sault Ste. Marie & Area (HFHSSMA) is excited to announce the selection of the next Habitat Homeowner family, who will be moving into their new, fully accessible Blake Avenue home later this year once it is built. (Sault Online, May 3, 2022)

  • Sault Habitat for Humanity taking applications for new home

    The Sault Ste. Marie chapter of Habitat for Humanity is accepting applications for its new home build. (CTV News Northern Ontario, January 9, 2022)

  • Habitat for Humanity accepting applications for accessible home

    Habitat for Humanity Sault Ste. Marie and Area is accepting applications for affordable, accessible housing on Blake Avenue this year. (, January 5, 2022)

  • Accepting Applications for New Habitat Home

    Do you and your family dream of owning a safe, decent, affordable, and accessible home? (Sault Online, January 5, 2022)

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