2018 Home Builders Blitz
A volunteering campaign for Habitat for Humanity Greater Birmingham.
About This Campaign
Location / Venue
- Pinecreek Loop
- Bessemer, AL 35022
- Oct 02, 2018 07:00 am to
- Oct 11, 2018 04:00 pm
Campaign 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);
$500 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 1,400 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).