everyone

needs a foundation to build a future

Habitat for Humanity believes everyone should have an affordable, durable place to live in dignity and safety, and decent shelter in decent communities should be a matter of conscience and action for all. To date, Habitat Anderson has helped nearly 70 low-income households achieve affordable homeownership.

 
 

Regina, Habitat homeowner in Anderson

My whole story is a lot about God's timing and faithfulness.  I am reminded of all the beauty he has given me from the ashes.

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Our Impact

The impact of homeownership goes beyond shelter. It has positive effects on financial stability, educational outcomes, health, safety and community involvement.

Children of homeowners have improved scholastic achievement are more likely to graduate from high school and attend college. Homeowners are more likely to vote and be engaged in civic and community activities. They report being healthier and feeling safer. They see positive changes in their finances and personal growth. Families also say they get along better and spend more time together.

Overwhelmingly, Habitat homeowners feel appreciative, a sense of pride and would recommend others participate in the Habitat for Humanity experience.

 

20%

PERCENTAGE OF AMERICANS

that live in unhealthy neighborhoods marked by limited job opportunities, low-quality housing, pollution, limited access to healthy food and few opportunities for physical activity

 

78

NUMBER OF HOURS

that must be worked at minimum wage to afford a fair-market, 2-bedroom rental in Anderson County

 
 

50%

nearly half

of Anderson renter households are cost-overburdened, paying more than 30% of their income on housing

 
 

Engage

Partner with Habitat for Humanity of Anderson County and help to fight poverty housing while building a stronger community for all.  

 
 

At Habitat, we like to think of what we do as a hand up, not a hand out.  Your contributions help us give a hand up to families in need of affordable housing.

 

Habitat for Humanity of Anderson County offers an opportunity for families with low income to attain homeownership. The homes we build are sold to the partner household with an interest-free mortgage. Click here for program eligibility guidelines.

 

Time and time again, our community has demonstrated its generosity through countless hours of volunteering. This collective effort means that, against all odds, many families have achieved homeownership.

 

Merchandise, such as furniture, home décor and building supplies, is donated by homeowners and businesses in the community. Proceeds from these sales help support our mission to build stability and self-reliance through affordable homeownership.

 
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