Tag: Affordable Housing

Habitat for Humanity Peninsula and Greater Williamsburg Named Affiliate of the Year for Efforts in Sustainability

Habitat for Humanity Peninsula and Greater Williamsburg was named Habitat for Humanity Affiliate of the Year by Viridiant, the Commonwealth’s most experienced, full-service green building…


Habitat for Humanity Peninsula and Greater Williamsburg Homebuyer Applications Continue Record Climb as Affordable Housing Remains a Challenge for Many

Habitat for Humanity Peninsula and Greater Williamsburg received 250 applications from prospective homebuyers a year ago – the most in its history and nearly double…


Roof trusses are installed on the Habitat for Humanity 3D Printed house in Williamsburg Wednesday October 20, 2021.

Reflecting on a Year Full of Memories for Local Families

As 2022 draws to a close, it’s heartwarming to reflect on the impact Habitat for Humanity Peninsula and Greater Williamsburg made over the last year…


Army Veteran Grateful to Buy Habitat House That Will Bring Stability to Her Family

Sierra epitomizes hard work. She joined the Army National Guard at age 20, a transformative opportunity that instilled discipline, time management and communication skills in…


Habitat Home Will Finally Bring Family of Five Together Under One Roof

Tanika is already dreaming about Christmas . . . 2023. That’s when her family will have a real tree to decorate, and she and her…


Habitat for Humanity Peninsula and Greater Williamsburg, First Baptist Church of Hampton Dedicate Home to Family of Seven

Habitat for Humanity Peninsula and Greater Williamsburg and First Baptist Church of Hampton dedicated a Habitat house to a family of seven on Oct. 1,…


Scott Family of Seven with their New Home

Local Habitat for Humanity Affiliate Needs Construction and ReStore Volunteers More Than Ever to Battle Affordable Housing Crisis

While it’s easy to get discouraged about the dire need of affordable housing in our community, it’s also surprisingly easy to volunteer and make a…


Mother of Four Delighted to Become a First-Time Homeowner

Alexis finally has what she worked years toward. A home of her own. The Newport News resident moved into the three-bedroom, two-bathroom home she purchased…


Ten Ways YOU Can Celebrate National Homeownership Month

National Homeownership Month celebrates the value that owning a home brings to families, communities and neighborhoods — something we experience firsthand at Habitat for Humanity…


Newport News Native Eager to Return to Her Old Neighborhood as a Homeowner

Mickeia is coming home, returning to the downtown Newport News neighborhood where she grew up. The best part? She won’t be living in an apartment…



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We help as many families as we can, but the lack of decent and affordable housing remains a critical problem in our area. By donating, you will provide upfront funding for building materials and services that makes interest-free loans to Habitat partner families possible. Habitat partner families help to build their own homes - alongside volunteers - and pay an affordable mortgage. Your monetary donations enable us to continue building strength, stability and independence for future local families.