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

Martha partnered with North Carolina Conference of the United Methodist Church to build and purchase a Habitat home for her and her two sons in East Durham. "God's got a plan," Martha said. "His timing is perfect."

Martha