A world where everyone has a decent place to live.
Seeking to put God’s love into action, Habitat for Humanity brings people together to build homes, communities and hope.
About Habitat for Humanity of Craven County
Habitat for Humanity of Craven County is part of a global, nonprofit housing organization operated on Christian principles that seeks to put God’s love into action by building homes, communities and hope. Habitat for Humanity of Craven County is dedicated to eliminating substandard housing locally and worldwide through constructing, rehabilitating and preserving homes; by advocating for fair and just housing policies; and by providing training and access to resources to help families improve their shelter conditions. Habitat for Humanity was founded on the conviction that every man, woman and child should have a simple, durable place to live in dignity and safety, and that decent shelter in decent communities should be a matter of conscience and action for all.
Humanity of Craven Co. is a 501(c)(3) NC Non-profit organization. Since 1989, we have constructed 66 housing units in New Bern and Havelock, and we have begun to expand to other areas of the County. In addition, we have impacted the lives of 110 adults and over 120 children.
All funds raised in Craven County stay in Craven County except for our tithe amounts to HFH International. Tithes to HFH International are used to further our mission worldwide. Our tithes have provided 43 families worldwide with simple, decent, and affordable housing. The average home price in the US is $78,000 and the rest of the world is about $4,900 International donations have a greater effect on more families.
The most stabilizing factor in any family is a home. The most stabilizing factor in any neighborhood is home ownership. Habitat homeowners annually contribute over $24,000 in property taxes. In turn, our home ownership program has created a committed class of homeowners, who continually take an active role in the development and protection of their respective neighborhoods.