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Patience is a virtue – Northampton Family Celebrates New Home

It was just a house key, silver, glittering in the October light as the president of Halifax-Northampton Habitat for Humanity held it up high. But to Taneshia Mangum the moment was so fraught with emotion that she turned… Read More

Comfortable Living for New Chowan County homeowners

Qunita Williams hasn’t moved in to her new house in Arrowhead Beach, but she already feels at home there. Williams, Ryan Harris and their daughter Ry’ Milliya Harris, 3, have spent a lot of time at the house… Read More

Polkton Family Embraces Habitat Home

  Ebone Moore did a victory dance as she accepted the keys to her new home in Polkton. It was a muggy August Saturday, but the mother of two young children celebrated despite the heat. “I’ve been in… Read More

The cost of affordable housing: Does it pencil out?

Image provided by the Urban Institute There is not enough affordable housing in the United States. For every 100 extremely low income households, there are only 29 adequate, affordable, and available rental units. That means two parents who… Read More

The Women Roofers of Rutherford County

  To the Women Roofers of Rutherford County, their craft is just like an old-timey quilting bee, only with a lot more sweat and a bit more grit, on a work surface with a 26-degree pitch and an… Read More

A Habitat home gives hope to a struggling town

For all its problems, the town of Dobbins Heights pulled Edward Tender home. Fewer than 900 souls live in the community, which was incorporated in 1984 and bumps up against Hamlet in Richmond County. Tender was born there… Read More