HABITAT FOR HUMANITY
Habitat for Humanity International is a nonprofit, nondenominational Christian housing organization.Hockessin United Methodist Church is a long-time supporter of Habitat.
Habitat welcomes all people to join in building simple, decent, affordable houses in partnership with those who lack adequate shelter.abitat houses are purchased by the homeowner families.
Three factors make the houses affordable to low-income people worldwide:
- Houses are sold at no profit, with no interest charged on the mortgage.
- Homeowners and volunteers build the houses under trained supervision.
- Individuals, corporations, faith groups and others provide financial support.
Homeowner families are chosen according to their need; their ability to repay the no-profit, no-interest mortgage; and their willingness to work in partnership with Habitat. Habitat for Humanity does not discriminate according to race, religion or ethnic group.