Apply for a senior townhome!

Are you 55 years or older and are ready own your own affordable senior housing unit? Habitat is now accepting applications for the next cycle of homebuyers to live in the Crescent Magnolia community!



Qualified applicatants 

- Age 55+
- Live or work in Orange County for at least 12 months
- Income Eligible (1 person household income $15,413-$41,100 /year or 2 person household income $17,606-$46,950 /year)
- Willing to complete 275 volunteer hours

You can pick up an application at:

- Habitat ReStore (5501 Durham-Chapel Hill Blvd, Durham
- Habitat Office (88 Vilcome Center Drive Suite L110, Chapel Hill)
- Online (Click here or see link below)

If you have any questions about the application process or senior housing in general, email Marissa at Spanish applications are also available upon request. 


Information Sessions

 Habitat will be hosting two information sessions hosted by staff and currently approved senior homebuyers to share the benefits of the community and senior homeownership. 


                Session #1

Thursday, March 22nd at 2:30PM

      Chapel Hill Public Library

             Meeting Room A


             Session #2

Saturday, April 14th at 1:30PM

Orange County Public Library

   Library Meeting Room 137


For more information or to register for one of these sessions, please reach out to Vince at or 919-932-7077.






Crescent Magnolia will be located off of College Park Road between The Little School preschool and Ashton Woods’ Waterstone development—within a mile of UNC Hospital Hillsborough and nearby other area amenities. The development will consist of 24, one-story town homes that will be ADA accessible. There will be three floor plans: studio, one bed one bath, and one bed + bed niche one bath. 

 View Floor Plans by clicking here. 


Units have many features that allow seniors to live at home safely, independently, and comfortable regardless of age.


- Handicap Accessible Bathroom & Kitchen
- Zero-Step Entry
- Energy-Efficient
- Widened Doorway
- New Construction 
- Exterior Maintenance Included


Crescent Magnolia Community has many features that allow seniors to remain active & engaged in the community. 


- Greenspace and Walking Paths
- Homeowners Association
- Nearby Public Transportation
- Close to Downtown Hillsborough which includes UNC Hospital Hillsborough, restaurants, retail, galleries, and Farmers Market
- Homes will remain affordable for at least 99 years