Buzzards Bay Area Habitat for Humanity’s mission
is to bring people together to build homes,
communities and hope.

Buzzards Bay Area Habitat for Humanity…

  • Gives a hand up by building simple, safe, well built, affordable homes to families who struggle to pay rent or mortgage payments in our community.
  • Empowers hard working deserving families to become part of their own housing solution creating a foundation to break the cycle of poverty.
  • Established in 1996 and currently serves the communities of Acushnet, Dartmouth, Fairhaven, Marion, Mattapoisett, New Bedford, Rochester and Wareham.
  • Invites people of all backgrounds, races and religions to build houses together in partnership with families in need.
  • Homes are built with volunteer labor and donations of land, money and materials, as well as, 300 sweat equity hours the Habitat family puts into building their own home.
  • Homes are sold to Habitat families at no profit and financed with no-interest loans. Mortgage payments are reinvested in the affiliate enabling more families to be served.
  • Depends on the support of towns, individuals, churches, businesses, and organizations throughout our community.
  • Is a home builder, mortgage lender, civic group, and human services organization.