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Homeownership

Habitat builds and rehabs sustainable and affordable homes in partnership with hardworking families and individuals. Habitat homes are not given away -- they are sold with zero-percent interest mortgages. We offer a hand up, not a hand out, by providing a once in a lifetime opportunity to build a long-term investment for the future.

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Repairs

Durham Habitat does critical repair work in partnership with elderly homeowners in the community. These repairs range from roofing to adding wheelchair ramps, from exterior paint to plumbing. This program allows homeowners to maintain their affordable housing and age in place. 

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Please contact Lesley at (919)-682-0516 x102 with any questions.

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Habitat Success Stories

Lucy has led construction volunteers in more than five Women Builds. A civil engineer, Lucy has volunteered to teach hundreds of neighbors who have no construction experience how to build beautiful homes, and she can teach you as well.

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