Main Office and Restore Location:
101 Greyback Road Summerville, SC 29483
Call Us Today:
(843) 851-1414

Own A Home

Open Application Session to Own A Home now through September 30th

Completed Applications Accepted by Mailing To: PO Box 1685, Summerville SC 29484
Or Dropping Off at: Office/ReStore 101 Greyback Road Summerville

(Applications postmarked after 9/30/2021 will not be accepted.)

Any questions, please email Please, do not submit applications by email! They will not be accepted.

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Dorchester Habitat for Humanity builds Homes in partnership with qualifying families, using as much donated material and labor as possible. Homes are sold at no-profit and financed with no-interest mortgages, making the monthly payments affordable.

Habitat for Humanity is an equal opportunity program. We are pledged to the letter and spirit of U.S. policy for the achievement of equal housing opportunity throughout the nation. We encourage and support an affirmative advertising and marketing program in which there are no barriers to obtaining housing because of race, color, religion, sex, handicap, familial status, or national origin. Individuals from all races, sexes, and creeds are encouraged to apply.

Who does it take to build a Habitat house?
In every Habitat home, you'll find the work and dedication of many people, all working with a common goal: helping a family build strength, stability and self-reliance through shelter
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What is sweat equity?
At Habitat, sweat equity is a new homeowner investing in their home or one for another family. It’s not a form of payment, but an opportunity to work alongside volunteers to bring to life a family’s dream of owning a home.
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How does financial education help families?
Future Habitat homeowners participate in financial education classes, often before the building process even begins.
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Michele’s Letter

This is a letter received by one of our newest accepted future homeowners into our program: “Hello. My name is Michele. My son and I are currently living in low-income housing (apartment). My son is 6 years old. I made the decision to move into low-income housing for two reasons. The first was that I […]

Dorchester Habitat for Humanity’s 69th home

Tamika Quattlebaum became the proud new homeowner of nonprofit organization Dorchester Habitat for Humanity’s 69th home at the beginning of 2020. This is an accomplishment for many reasons but at the center is still the core of our mission, to provide hope for a hardworking family who needs decent and affordable housing. Originally from Ridgeville, Tamika [...]

Reborn: How to restore outdated furniture

Benefits of Restoring Old Furniture There are many benefits to restoring old furniture: it’s good for the planet, it’s often cheaper than buying a full set of brand-new pieces, and you can make use of old varnishes and paint. Investing time in a project can be hugely gratifying when you see the final product sitting […]