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The mission of HabitatWR is to break the cycle of poverty through affordable homeownership. Our mission practices and supports sustainability. It is consistent with our values to ensure that our affiliate is a living wage organization. This is the right thing to do.
Karen RedmanExecutive DirectorHabitat for Humanity

The 2018 living wage rate in Waterloo region is $16.15/hr. 

Find out more about the 2018 living wage calculation here.

Enroll in our Employer Recognition Program today – Online Living Wage Enrolment Form


It is with sadness that we mark the passing of our friend and colleague Trudy Beaulne who died suddenly on Friday, January 5, 2018. Trudy was the Executive Director of the Social Development Centre of Waterloo Region and was a founding member of Living Wage Waterloo Region. We are grateful for Trudy’s contributions to LWWR and to building a more just and inclusive community in Waterloo Region.

Read about Trudy on the CBC, the Record, at the MHBP Neighbourhood Association, or at Social Development Centre WR. Visitation information is provided at Henry Walser Funeral Home.


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