Northside expected to receive affordable housing as part of Habitat for Humanity partnership

February 1, 2017  |  Daily Tarheel

The Chapel Hill Downtown Partnership and Habitat for Humanity of Orange County are working together in the coming months to construct affordable housing in the Northside neighborhood. Read more

Chapel Hill Downtown Partnership announced collaboration with Habitat for Humanity at annual meeting Friday

January 26, 2017  |  Daily Tarheel

The collaboration, called Neighbors with Northside, will work to construct nine affordable homes in the historic Northside neighborhood to preserve its fabric of community connection. Read more

Director of Orange County Habitat for Humanity wins MLK citizenship award

January 26, 2017  |  Daily Tarheel

Susan Levy, executive director of Orange County Habitat for Humanity, has dedicated the bulk of her professional career to community organizing and affordable housing in North Carolina. Read more

How You Can Give a Little to Habitat, but Help A lot

December 19, 2016  |  The News and Observer

 Imagine being able to help a deserving family afford a house simply by forgoing a cup of coffee – or a slice of pie. Habitat for Humanity of Orange County, along with Habitat Wake, Durham and Cumberland counties, are constructing four homes simultaneously for four families. What’s unique about the current project, is the way it’s being funded: by you! Read more

A Welcome Home: Runyambo family will soon have a house in Hillsborough

November 17, 2016  |  The News of Orange County

The concept of “home” will soon take residence in a physical house for the Runyambo family that has spent the majority of the last 20 years fleeing genocide in their home country and moving around the United States. Read more

Northside Neighborhood Initiative Celebrates One Year of Accomplishments

October 4, 2016  |  Chapelboro

Gospel singers, town and county officials and community members gathered Thursday for the Northside Neighborhood Initiative Celebration. There was singing, laughing and some offered memories of what Northside used to be, and what they hope it will be in the future. Read more

Chapel Hill mom: It’s ‘a joyous feeling’ owning your own home

October 3, 2016  |  The Chapel Hill News

Tiffany Watson is joyful when she thinks about moving her children into the green, three-bedroom house with peppercorn-colored shutters on Craig Street in the Northside neighborhood. Read more

UNC Habitat for Humanity sets high goals for the year

September 22, 2016  |  Daily Tar Heel

UNC Habitat for Humanity has big plans for the school year. The organization’s goal for the year is to build 10 houses — rather than one house — and raise over a million dollars to do so. Read more

Building on history

September 13, 2016  |  University Gazette

Heels for Homes project seeks to build 10 Habitat homes in Northside community during the coming year. Read more