Central SC Habitat for Humanity
209 South Sumter Street
Columbia , SC 29201
Phone: (803) 252-3570
Fax: (803) 252-7525
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Habitat for Humanity is a Christian ministry founded in Americus Georgia in 1976 by Millard Fuller with the mission of eliminating poverty housing. From this modest beginning, Habitat has grown into a world-wide organization and ranks among the Top 20 builders in the world.
The lack of affordable housing is a critical need throughout the United States and the rest of the world. Recent estimates indicate that more than 15 million Americans need subsidized housing because of their age, income status or disabilities, but only about 4.3 million have access to it.
Central South Carolina (Central SC) Habitat for Humanity is an affiliate of Habitat for Humanity International that was established in 1985 with responsibility for Richland and Lexington counties. In our area of responsibility it is estimated that 1 out of every 4 families lives in poverty. Since our beginning in 1985, Central SC Habitat has helped over 200 Richland and Lexington county families realize the dream of home ownership.
Central SC Habitat for Humanity is one of more than 30 Habitat affiliates in South Carolina. Habitat affiliates are chartered by Habitat for Humanity International; each affiliate has it's own Board of Directors and is responsible for it's own funding and operations.
Central South Carolina Habitat for Humanity is a Christian housing ministry working to eliminate poverty housing in our area. See various statistics about Habitat for Humanity.
Central SC Habitat for Humanity serves families in Richland and Lexington counties who qualify for Habitat housing by meeting our selection criteria. In order to be considered, a family must be a resident of one of these counties for a minimum of 6 months.