Sweat equity

Durham Habitat homebuyers are required to complete a minimum of 250 sweat equity hours. Hours are earned by volunteering on Durham Habitat construction sites. Partner families are expected to help build their own homes and to help build the homes of their neighbors. 

Habitat Success Stories

Twenty years ago, Bob came to a Habitat construction site, and he's been volunteering since. "Framing is the fun part," Bob says, "but my favorite task is roofing." He also leads a youth group in making rain barrels for each Habitat home.