Tool belts on. Hammers in hand. We are launching our most ambitious effort for the preservation of homeownership in the history of our organization! 50 Homes Now is Lancaster Lebanon Habitat’s appeal to provide affordable homeownership opportunities to 50 families by the end of 2019. For over 30 years, Habitat has partnered with first-time homebuyers.
Habitat doesn’t just build new homes; we also renovate houses that are old, damaged or in disrepair. There is, of course, a degree of uncertainty with renos. “We start with inspection of the property. It’s kind of like a forensic thing… looking for sources of cracks, assessing the state of the house and finding various
Rose has lived long enough in her Southwest Lancaster home to remember a short walk to Darrenkamps grocery store, before it moved to Willow Street. A resident of 24 years, she recalls neighborhood gardens with abundant cabbages (reflective of the neighborhood’s nickname, Cabbage Hill) and was friendly with many of her neighbors. The gardens have disappeared,