Our Work

Durham Habitat builds new homes, rehabs existing homes and repairs older, owner-occupied homes that have fallen into a state of critical disrepair.  We work in partnership with homeowners-in-progress, volunteers and the community at large to achieve our mission of strengthening the community by providing low-income families with safe, decent and affordable housing.

Since 1985, Habitat for Humanity of Durham has helped more than 600 families achieve their housing goals by:
 
  • Building and selling more than 300 homes in Durham
  • Repairing more than 150 homes in Durham
  • Providing funding for more than 200 homes Internationally

Habitat Success Stories

Growing up in East Durham, Tora saw the neighborhood decline and bounce back. She was excited to partner with the Streets at Southpoint and Belk to build and purchase her own home in East Durham -- making her part of the neighborhood's revitalization.

Tora