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New home

New home construction

Our average home has three bedrooms with approximately 1,200 square feet of living space and costs approximately $110,000. Future homeowners select interior features such as flooring, cabinets and counter tops. Habitat homeowners are expected to make monthly mortgage payments of approximately $525.


Habitat Rehab


In addition to building new homes, we rehabilitate abandoned, historic homes. Our construction staff and volunteers include renovation specialists who honor a home’s past while creating a new, modern home for a family. Habitat homeowners who choose rehabs typically pay the same amount as homeowners in new construction. Click here to see a "before and after" gallery of our rehabs.

Where we build

Where we build

We build and rehabilitate homes in urban neighborhoods around Downtown Durham, alongside other professionally built and sold homes. Our houses are designed to honor the look and feel of their neighborhoods. They vary in design and size depending on the community and the family's needs. Look below for a slideshow showing the diversity of homes we have built in Durham.

Habitat Success Stories

Anita and her sister thought they were experiencing night sweats but realized that it was raining inside their home. Habitat partnered with Blue Cross Blue Shield to replace their roof. “I used to go to bed every night and the rain would be all over my face but not anymore. Thank you.”