An affiliate of Habitat for Humanity serving Portsmouth, Newington, Newcastle and the towns of Strafford County in New Hampshire.
Habitat for Humanity International and its affiliates work together with the local community, local business, volunteers, families and others in need of housing assistance.
Habitat houses are built with tax-deductible donations using volunteer and skilled labor. The collaboration of community, local business leaders, the future homeowners and volunteer/skilled labor creates a team of interests in the work of building affordable housing.
The Habitat philosophy is that we offer a hand up, not a hand out, to those who wish to become homeowner partners. Families who receive Habitat homes provide 250 hours of labor on their own home and/or subsequent projects. They are also required to repay the cost of building the home through a no-interest Habitat loan.