OVERVIEW: Builds homes for low income families in Montgomery and Prince George's County. Also offers limited home repairs and sells used quality building materials and furniture at a reduced cost to the public.
1) HOME BUILDING: Renovates homes for those who otherwise could not afford decent housing. Volunteers and future homeowners work to rehabilitate houses into suitable living spaces. Houses are sold to qualified applicants with no-interest mortgage loans.
o Requirements: All homebuyers are required to complete 350 hours of "Sweat Equity" prior to purchase of their new home. 50 hours are dedicated to financial and homeownership education. 300 hours are completed on the construction site with trained construction managers and community volunteers.
2) HOME REPAIRS: Repairs homes for low-income families. Includes emergency repairs (i.e., roofing, heating systems, hot water heaters and electrical issues), construction of accessible ramps for the disabled and elderly, and general home maintenance.
3) RESTORE: Nonprofit retail outlet specializing in the resale of quality new and gently used furniture, antiques, appliances and building supplies.
Rockville: 1029 East Gude Drive, Rockville, MD 20850
Silver Spring: 12006 B Plum Orchard Drive, Silver Spring, MD 20904
Hours of Operation:
Rockville & Silver Spring: Monday – Saturday: 9AM-6PM, Sunday: 10AM-4PM
1029 East Gude Drive
Agency: Habitat for Humanity International
Payment Description: None.
Intake and Eligibility: See notes.
- Montgomery County
- Prince Georges County