2019 Women Build

About This Campaign

Women Build is a fundraising event and movement of women building, investing, and advocating for quality, affordable housing in our community.

Plus, it's fun! Learn new skills, develop friendships, change community landscape and someone's life.

Teams of individuals join together to:
• Raise funds to build a new home
• Participate in new house construction
• Enhance awareness about the importance of affordable housing

Location / Venue

  • Address:
  • 213 68th Street South
  • Birmingham, AL 35206
  • USA
  • Time:
  • Mar 08, 2019 12:00 am to
  • May 10, 2019 12:00 am
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).