Sweat equity

Durham Habitat homebuyers are required to complete a minimum of 250 "sweat equity hours."

Hours are earned by volunteering on Durham Habitat construction sites. Partner families are expected to help build their own homes and the homes of their neighbors. 

Habitat Success Stories

Pearlie's home was so damaged that neighbors thought it was abandoned. Habitat partnered with the City of Durham to replace Pearlie's roof, a damaged wall, and exterior siding. Pearlie said, "It lifts my spirits. Habitat volunteers are beautiful people."

Pearlie