2019 Home Builders Blitz
A volunteering campaign for Habitat for Humanity Greater Birmingham.
About This Campaign
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- 3971 Adam Court ( Lisa Gardens Development)
- Center Point, AL 35215
- Sep 05, 2019 07:00 am to
- Sep 12, 2019 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);
$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).