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Since 1986,  Oconee County Habitat for Humanity has provided decent, affordable housing in partnership with approximately 80 families and is continuing its home building ministry at the rate of 8-9 houses per year.

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HABITAT HOMES


A Habitat house in Oconee County costs between $60,000 and $65,000. It is usually 1,000 to 1,150 square feet in size and has 3 to 4 bedrooms, 2 baths, a living room, kitchen and dining area. Construction is energy-efficient and meets all required codes and standards. Volunteers and prospective families provide most of the labor; individual and corporate donors provide money and materials. Partner families invest hundreds of hours of labor - sweat equity - into building their homes and the homes of others or working in our Resale Store.

After a $500 down payment, owner or owners repay the cost of housing materials, sub-contracts and land over a 20 to 30-year period. NO PROFIT is added to the cost of the house, and NO INTEREST is charged to the home purchaser. Mortgage payments go into a revolving fund that is used to build more houses.














OUR STAFF

Local control rests with an elected board of directors representing a wide range of backgrounds and occupations. Board members serve without pay and chair various committees necessary to Habitat's operation: family selection, family partners, site selection, construction, public awareness and fund raising. There are no paid staff or offices. 93% of our income goes to build houses. Administrative costs for supplies and postage are held to a minimum.

Board meetings

1st Monday of the month at 4:00 p.m.
Resale Store
130 Bountyland Road
Seneca, SC
Visitors are always welcome!

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HABITAT FOR HUMANITY INTERNATIONAL
 
Oconee County Habitat for Humanity is a locally run affiliate of Habitat for Humanity International, a nonprofit, ecumenical Christian housing organization.The International website contains more information on Habitat's history, mission, volunteer opportunities and affiliates around the world.