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about habitat charlotte region

Habitat for Humanity of the Charlotte Region was founded in 1983 by seven local churches, and has remained a top Habitat for Humanity affiliate since its establishment. Through faith, innovation and passion, and thanks to the support of countless community partners, volunteers, donors and advocates, Habitat Charlotte Region has made a significant impact in Charlotte and the surrounding area since its founding.

3,500+ families served since 1983

Over $20 million paid by Habitat Charlotte Region homeowners in property taxes

$8 million in international tithing

Through partner affiliates Habitat El Salvador, Habitat Guatemala & Habitat Cambodia!

All new Habitat Charlotte Region homes are EnergyStar-certified

First Habitat home built by all-female crew built in Charlotte in 1991

(Now known as Women Build)

Habitat Charlotte Region is recognized as a four-star charity by Charity Navigator

(That’s the highest rating a nonprofit can get!)

promoting dignity & hope

Our Vision

A world where everyone has a decent place to live.

Our Mission

Seeking to put God’s love into action, Habitat for Humanity of the Charlotte Region brings people together to build homes, communities and hope.

our commitment to diversity, equity & inclusion

At Habitat Charlotte Region, we envision a world where everyone has a decent place to live. That vision calls us to speak out against the housing inequities created in our community and put equity and justice at the center of our work.

This is not an initiative. We strive to be an organization that reflects the community we serve and lifts the diverse voices of our employees, homeowners, volunteers, and donors. We believe in honoring our entire community’s experiences, and it is our commitment to do and be better.

Grounded in this commitment, we have created a council to embed diversity, equity, inclusion and justice into the consciousness of Habitat Charlotte Region.

Read more about Habitat Charlotte Region’s Diversity Council in a letter from President & CEO Laura Belcher.

strategic plan 2022 - 2025

Accelerating transformation requires laser focus on our priorities. Habitat Charlotte Region is committed to serving the community while recognizing that change and adaptability are key to intensifying our impact.

Read the Strategic Plan