2018 Home Builders Blitz

2018 Home Builders Blitz

About This Campaign

An exciting one-week house building event that brings together professional home builders, ​experts in the home building industry, area sponsors, and hundreds of volunteers to build quality, affordable houses in partnership with families in need.

Location / Venue

  • Address:
  • Pinecreek Loop
  • Bessemer, AL 35022
  • USA
  • Time:
  • Oct 02, 2018 07:00 am to
  • Oct 11, 2018 04:00 pm
Habitat for Humanity Greater Birmingham

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).