What We Do

Together we build homes, communities and hope.

Corpus Christi Habitat unites the community with people in need to provide the life-changing opportunity to purchase and own simple, quality, affordable homes. Habitat homeowners achieve the strength, stability and self-reliance they need to build a better life for themselves and their families.

Research shows that our homeownership program leads to benefits beyond housing, including improved mental health, a decreased reliance on social services, and improved academic achievement of children. Learn more about the impacts of our work.

We offer a hand up, not a hand out.

Prospective homeowners go through an extensive interview and selection process. The selection committee considers present housing conditions and income. Home visits and credit checks are conducted. When a family is selected, they are required to contribute 300 – 500 hours of “sweat equity”. These hours are earned in construction, ReStore, fundraising, office work, and other areas of need.

Habitat for Humanity Corpus Christi finances these homes, providing 25-30 year interest-free mortgages.

Our funding partners are individuals, churches, businesses, foundations, community organizations, and financial institutions.

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Learn more about the journey to homeownership from start to finish!

Homeowner Resources

View resources for current Habitat homeowners, including warranty questions..