Habitat for Humanity builds house for Winnipeg family of six

University of Manitoba Health Sciences students have built their fourth home in partnership with habitat for humanity.The keys of the brand new bi-level home on Flora avenue were handed over to the owners, Craig and Leanne Beaulieu.READ MORE: Habitat Manitoba’s Women Build recipient gets key to new homeBeaulieu along with there four children have been driving by their home-to-be for over a year and with the keys in their possession, they are both first time homeowners.“First time homeowners” is a phrase Craig Beaulieu is still getting used to.

Craig Beaulieu and his daughter Tierra holding the keys to their new house.

Craig Beaulieu and his daughter Tierra holding the keys to their new house.Marek Tkach / Global News“I cant really explain it, I’m so grateful for this. It’s been a long time coming, with habitat I had a goal to own a home and within five to ten years they sped this up so much,” he says.Craig and Leanne also played a huge role in building the home, they put in 500 hours of work in between the both of them.They plan on moving in this Friday, just in time for Christmas.WATCH: Two families move into new homes with help from Habitat for Humanity Kingston