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Durham Habitat and DHA Partner for 37 New Habitat Homes in East Durham


Durham Habitat and Durham Housing Authority Partner to Build 37 New Affordable Single Family Homes DURHAM, NC (October 16, 2019) Today, Durham Housing Authority (DHA) Chief Executive Officer, Anthony Scott, and Durham Habitat for Humanity Executive Director, Blake Strayhorn, announced thei… Read More

2019 Humanitarian Award: Love for All, Hatred for None


By: Blake Strayhorn, Executive Director What an experience I had as I proudly represented Durham Habitat and our work building Interfaith partnerships at the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community's 2019 Jalsa Salena in Harrisburg, PA.  Thank you, Durham Habitat partners, for creating and being a … Read More

Come Work With Us!


We have open positions at Durham Habitat! Come join a great team in Durham. Click here to learn more. Read More

Freshmen Take Part in Habitat for Humanity Project


Courtesy: Duke Sports Information Release: 07/26/2017 DURHAM, N.C. - Duke football freshmen spent part of their Wednesday morning with Durham Habitat for Humanity, working on a building project in the local community. Habitat for Humanity of Durham is part of a global, non… Read More

Durham Habitat's Bonsai is "Just Right"!


"Wanda's enthusiasm is infectious. At the kickoff, she excitedly gave us a 'tour' of her home-to-be, even though it was just a concrete platform. That moment drove home how enriching it can be to help people put their lives back together," said George Stuart, Habitat Board Chair. By Bla… Read More

Love Thy (International) Neighbor: Habitat in Honduras


Jose, Marari, Alba, Kimberly and David will buy the four room home our team helped build. Love Thy (International) Neighbor: Habitat in Honduras By Blake Strayhorn “Why not just send the money?”  asked my friend Leigh as our Habitat team traveled by bus from Santa Ros… 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.