Henderson County Habitat for Humanity's work to provide affordable housing in Hendersonville has helped Habitat for Humanity International rank as the sixth largest homebuilder on Builder magazine's top 100 list. With 6,032 closings in 2010, it is the second time Habitat has placed in the top 10.
"Our placement on the Builder 100 list is a testament to what can be accomplished when people work together," said Larry Gluth, senior vice president of U.S. and Canada for Habitat for Humanity International. "So many families in the United States and around the world face an incredible need for affordable housing, and this need only increases during challenging economic times. Habitat works every day to help these families, and we are grateful for the generosity of our do nors, volunteers and advocates who have joined our efforts to help families obtain safe, decent and affordable homes and to strengthen communities."
In 2010, Henderson County Habitat helped more than nine families obtain affordable housing and plans to continue our mission to build quality, affordable homes, create strong communities and change lives by partnering with committed volunteers, professional staff, and eligible families living in inadequate housing. Since 1989 the affiliate has built more than 135 homes.
"We are thrilled that our work to provide affordable housing has contributed to Habitat's
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