Repairs Program

Durham Habitat's repairs programs help low-income homeowners who struggle to maintain their homes, allowing them to reclaim their investment with pride and dignity. The programs eliminate substandard housing through home improvement projects.

To sign up for current repair volunteer opportunities, click here. Please note that there may not always be open repair volunteer opportunities. 

Repairs

Urgent Repairs Program

Habitat for Humanity provides homeowners with a zero-interest loan to cover material costs and volunteer labor to perform the home improvement project. Special consideration is given to seniors, people with disabilities, families that are overcrowded and single-parent households. Funding is provided by the N.C. Housing Finance Agency.

 

 

Brush with KindnessA Brush with Kindness

"A Brush with Kindness" is an exterior home preservation service that offers painting, landscaping, weather stripping and minor repair services for homeowners in need. Funding is provided by donors like Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina and Duke University's Fuqua School of Business.

  

 

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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