Building Homes, Transforming Lives!
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Smith County Habitat In Action

Changing Lives

Homeownership leads to...
  • better physical and psychological health.
  • higher self-esteem.
  • a more positive outlook and greater satisfaction with life.
Homeowners are...
  • more attached to their neighborhood and neighbors.
  • more active in community organizations and church.
  • more likely to maintain their homes.
  • less likely to be a victim of crime.

Did You Know?

Children who have a stable place to call home...
  • have more friends.
  • have better attendance at school.
According to Fannie Mae, children of low-income homeowners are...
  • 40% less likely to be idle at age 20.
  • 35% less likely to receive welfare.
  • behave better in the classroom.
  • perform better academically.
  • 20% more likely to graduate from high school.
  • 62% more likely to attend college.

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What We Do

Our vision: a Smith County where everyone has a decent place to call home.

Home Ownership

Smith County Habitat for Humanity offers the dream of home ownership to those who would otherwise not be able to afford a home of their own.

ReHabitat

The goal of ReHabitat is for low-income homeowners to be able to live in a safe and healthy environment and maintain the quality of existing neighborhoods.

ReStore

Habitat's ReStore is a regional Home Improvement Center open to the general public.


Habitat Receives Women's Fund Landmark Grant


On Feb. 12, 2015, The Women's Fund of Smith County awarded its highest grant to date - $100,000 to Habitat for Humanity of Smith County - at its 2015 Grants Announcement Reception. Approximately 100 Women's Fund members and guests were at The Tyler Woman's Building for this exciting event... Read More