12th Annual GRILL TO BUILD

12th Annual GRILL TO BUILD

About This Event

Live Music * Face Painting * Moon Bounce * Kid’s Workshop * Great Food and Beverages

Grill To Build is an amateur backyard barbecue competition and fundraising event benefiting Habitat Birmingham’s housing ministry. Event proceeds help to build a house to sale to a low-income family in need of quality, affordable housing.

Location / Venue

Presenting Sponsor

Habitat for Humanity Greater Birmingham

Event to Support Habitat for Humanity Greater Birmingham

Habitat Birmingham builds and repairs homes in partnership with low-to-moderate income families to support affordable housing and disaster recovery needs in Jefferson, Shelby, Walker, and St. Clair counties.

 Houses are not given away;

 Zero percent financing is offered to qualified families for new and repaired homes;

 Applicants qualify based on three criteria: (1) need for quality, affordable housing; (2)  willingness to partner with Habitat Birmingham (minimum 300 “sweat equity” hours and 10 hours of home ownership education workshops); and, (3) ability to repay a no interest mortgage;

 $85,000 is the average cost of new house construction (including land);

 $550 is the average monthly mortgage payment (varies based on house size, taxes, etc.);

 Families are required,and the general public is welcome, to attend education and repair workshops instructed by volunteers with expertise in financial planning, insurance, etc.;

 Ranks in top 15 out of more than 1,200 Habitat affiliates in the US by Habitat for Humanity International;

 Recognized as top 15 home builders in the Birmingham area by the Birmingham Business Journal (ranked by number of building permits).

House built from 2019 GTB