Mission: Habitat for humanity of northern virginia brings our community together to build decent, affordable houses - and hope - for people in need. Habitat provides a "hand up" to home ownership through sweat equity, donor generosity, volunteer labor and interest-free mortgages.
Programs: Acquisition & pre-development:habitat nova purchased a total of nine properties in fairfax county in fy 2017. Three of theses properties were purchased for renovation: westbrook forest #103 in q1, tributary ct. In q2, and pyrenees ct in q4. Six sites are slated for new construction: frye rd in q2, three lots on groveton st in q3, and two lots on clayborne ave in q4. Habitat nova completed new affordable homes for four habitat families in fy 2017. Two new construction homes were sold in q1, and two rehabilitated properties in q4. Acquisiton, pre-development, and construction continued during all of fy 2017 on properties that will be sold in fy 2018 and fy 2019.
construction:in fy 2017, habiata nova completed two single family homes on clayborne avenue in fairfax county, va. In addition, two renovations were completed, one condominium at westbrook forest in fairfax county, virginia and one townhouse in reston, virginia. Renovations were started on two townhouses, one at tributary court, springfield, virginia and one on pyrenees court, reston, virginia.
program services:in fy 2017, habitat nova engaged the community through family selection for four affordable habitat homes. Habitat nova inter-faith and multi-cultural outreach programs strive to advocate and amplify the affordable housing messaging that drives our mission. Habitat nova's corporate, community and youth volunteer programs provide opportunities to build and repair homes with families, as well as promote the mission at our habitat restores. The corporate volunteering program grew in fy 2017, broadening our base with donors and volunteers. Through these efforts, employers connect with their workforce by supporting charitable pursuits while habitat nova champions its affordable homeownership model with volunteer labor, sponsorship and support. Likewise, habitat nova community and youth volunteering programs specifically promote diversity, emphasize the needs of others, and nurture advocates for affordable housing. The direct involvement of these volunteers strenghtens neighborhoods and communities in a tangible way. In fy 2018, habitat nova will add the critical home repair program program to the growing list of services we provide.