2019 Corporate Challenge
A volunteering campaign for Habitat for Humanity Greater Birmingham.
About This Campaign
Location / Venue
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Campaign to Support Habitat for Humanity Greater Birmingham
HabitatBirmingham builds and repairs homes in partnership with low-to-moderate incomefamilies to support affordable housing and disaster recovery needs inJefferson, Shelby, Walker, and St. Clair counties.
Houses are not givenaway;
Zero percent financingis offered to qualified families for new and repaired homes;
Applicants qualifybased on three criteria: (1) need for quality, affordable housing; (2) willingness to partner with HabitatBirmingham (minimum 300 “sweat equity” hours and 10 hours of home ownershipeducation workshops); and, (3) ability to repay a no interest mortgage;
$85,000 is the averagecost of new house construction (including land);
$500 is the averagemonthly mortgage payment (varies based on house size, taxes, etc.);
Families are required,and the general public is welcome, to attend education and repair workshopsinstructed by volunteers with expertise in financial planning, insurance, etc.;
Ranks in top 15 out ofmore than 1,400 Habitat affiliates in the US by Habitat for Humanity International;
Recognized as top 15home builders in the Birmingham area by the Birmingham Business Journal (rankedby number of building permits).