1989: Habitat for Humanity of Greater Miami begins as a small but dedicated group of volunteers in southern Miami-Dade County that builds 14 homes in the Perrine neighborhood.
1991: The Jimmy Carter Work Project comes to riot-torn Liberty City to help rejuvenate the community by infusing it with pride through home ownership and spreading the "theology of the hammer". At the end of seven days, 14 homes stand as evidence of that effort.
1992: Hurricane Andrew, a Category-5 storm, roars through South Florida but is no match for the sturdy 27 Habitat homes in South Dade. Nearly 200 homes are built over time for Andrew's displaced victims - including over 40 homes in Goulds on 10 donated acres, and more than 90 homes in South Miami’s Habitat Villas community.
1997: The organization continues meeting the demand for affordable housing in both the northern and southern parts of the County.
2006: Habitat constructs Scott Carver homes in Liberty City.
2009: Miami Habitat continues working in the rural area of the county, building Jordan Commons, a model community based on sustainability andenergy-efficiency. It is the 2nd largest Habitat community in the US, featuring 187 single-family homes, large green spaces and a community center.
2010: The affiliate is awarded a three-year grant of $11 million dollars from HUD through the Neighborhood Stabilization Program 2 (NSP 2). The grant focuses on 6 census tracts in Liberty City, where the affiliate commits to build 114 new single-family homes, and purchase and rehabilitate 40 foreclosed properties.
2012: Habitat Miami completes its NSP2 project, on time and on budget, bringing home ownership to 163 new Liberty City families.
2013: In January, the organization re-engages in southern Miami-Dade County with the launch of Habitat Landings, a community of 65 contiguous single-family homes in South Miami Heights.
2014: Miami Habitat Celebrates its 25th year of providing home ownership to Miami Dade families.
2015: Habitat celebrates the completion of its 1,000th home in Miami-Dade County.
2016: The Miami Habitat Women's Council puts together its First Annual Hard Hats & High Heels cocktail reception, which soon becomes a fixture in the social calendar and supports the construction of homes for single moms in Miami-Dade.
2018:Habitat Landings is completed during Miami Habitat's 20th annual Blitz Build in February 2018. Habitat Landings is now a 65-home community in South Miami Heights.