100 Families Served Groundbreaking

On April 6, 2018, we proudly broke ground on new homes for our 99th and 100th Habitat NOVA homeowners marking a significant milestone in our 28+ year history — “100 Families Served” since our inception in 1992. A point-of-pride we’ll shout from the rooftops all year long! At the groundbreaking ceremony, we welcomed more than 50...

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Disaster Recovery

We have received a number of questions about how Habitat for Humanity is helping victims of Hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria. Please know that Habitat for Humanity International is working with the local organizations throughout affected regions to assess shelter and housing needs. They will also assist with building out long-term plans. All of their...

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Real Estate Prices and Salaries Top Non-Profit Help List

Enlisting support from businesses and community. By Mike Salmon Mount Vernon — With a two-bedroom apartment averaging $1,700 a month and nearly half of the salaries in the county at $50,000 a year or less, the non-profit community support groups in Mount Vernon need some help. That message was reiterated more than...

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Meet Mohamed & Jamila

Mohamed was proud to help build a sustainable and affordable home for his family in 2016. As new Habitat NOVA homeowners, he and his wife Jamila are now able to create a better life for themselves, their three young children, and his mother-in-law. Working mostly on Saturdays, Mohamed performed sweat equity hours for his family...

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