Helping Famlies Build Strength, Stability and Independence for Over 30 Years


1985       Habitat Greenville founded in meeting at First Presbyterian Church, as the 85th U.S. Habitat for Humanity affiliate


1987       First new home build, with partner, Christ Church Episcopal
               Began first development, Verner Springs, containing 56 homes


1993       First staff hired


1994       Habitat ReStore opened near downtown Greenville


1997       Began construction of Victoria Heights development of 41 homes


1998       Began construction of Saluda Bluffs development of 60+ homes


1999       Building “Blitz:” Demolition of poverty housing in West Greenville and construction
                             of 8 homes by local builders and Habitat volunteers


2010       Began Abigail Springs development of 32 affordable homes in partnership with Homes of Hope
               Second Habitat ReStore opened in Greer


2012       Celebration of 300th home build, with partner, Greenville Health System


2013       Third Habitat ReStore opened in Simpsonville 
               Launched signature event, “No Place Like Home” – A Ruby Slipper Event


2014       First Homeownership Impact Study carried out. Results demonstrate many positive changes for families as a result of Habitat homeownership         

                Habitat Greenville receives SC Housing Award from the SC Housing Authority


2015       Habitat Greenville receives the SC Association of Nonprofit Organization's (SCANPO) Nonprofit Excellence Award recognizing exemplary governance and management 

               Habitat Greenville receives Greenville Chamber's 2015 Max Heller Neighborhood Improvement Award for Abigail Springs development 

               Habitat Greenville celebrates 30th anniversary and construction of our 330th home, completing construction in Abigail Springs


2017       Habitat Greenville named 2017 EarthCraft Builder of the Year by Southface and the Greater Atlanta Homebuilder’s Association