Note to the reader: Due to differing conditions, tools, and individual skills, the authors of this manual and Habitat for Humanity of the Charlotte Region assume no responsibility for any damages, losses incurred, deaths, or injuries suffered as a result of following the information published in this manual. Although this manual was created with safety as the foremost concern, every construction site and construction project is different. Accordingly, not all risks and hazards associated with homebuilding could be anticipated by the authors of this manual and Habitat Charlotte Region. Always read and observe all safety precautions provided by any tool or equipment manufacturer, and always follow all accepted safety procedures. Because codes and regulations are subject to change, you should always check with authorities to ensure that your project complies with all local codes and regulations. Also note that images of volunteers or employees used in the manual may not reflect the latest safety protocols and PPE standards in place at Habitat Charlotte Region.
|Single adult or couple with no children||2|
|Single adult or couple with 1 child||3|
|Single adult or couple with 2 children||3|
|Single adult or couple with 3 children||4|
|Single adult or couple with 4 children*||4|
|Single adult or couple with 5 or more children||5|
|Single adult or couple with 4 children where age (13 or over), age difference (4 yrs or more apart), or gender doesn't allow sharing||5|
House sizes for households with multiple adults or adults who are not married will be considered on a case-by-case basis.
* Children of the same gender who are under 13-years-old and fewer than 4 years apart in age could be required to share a room.