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

Barbara is an elderly neighbor who suffers from COPD. Durham Habitat partnered with the Fuqua School of Business to replace Barbara’s roof and HVAC system. Barbara said,"I thank God that Habitat was able to fix my home because I was unable to do it for myself."