National Women Build is May 3-11


More than 13,000 volunteers are expected to partner with 300 Habitat for Humanity affiliates across the country to help build affordable housing in their local communities in recognition of National Women Build Week, May 3-11. Now in its seventh year, National Women Build Week challenges wom… Read More

Historic Rehab Begins in East Durham


Durham Habitat will begin it's next historic rehab in East Durham with a kick-off and blessing event for the Mowery Family Habitat Home Build on Saturday, April 5th, at 12 noon.

The historic rehab -- located at 2010 Ashe Street -- is being sponsored by Joe and Carlisle Harvard in celebration of the home and family they built during their 50 years of marriage. Read More

Geezer House Kick-Off


This morning was the official kick-off of the "Geezer House" on Ashe Street.  This new home build is in honor of longtime Geezer leader, Harold Scroggs. The Geezers are a self-named and dedicated group of retirees who have been with Durham Habitat since its founding in 1985. The group volunteers every Thursday from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. and meets at a local restaurant for lunch.  Read More

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.