News

At Knoxville Habitat for Humanity, we are doing exciting things. We build more than houses. We help to change lives. As such, we are always have good news to share about the progress we are making towards eliminating substandard housing in Knox County.

 

If you want to learn more about Knoxville Habitat for Humanity and the positive change we are bringing about in our community, please peruse our recent news below.  Also, you can check out our PRESS RELEASES, read back issues of our e-newsletters “Green & BluePrints” or “Re-Use News”, or read what journalists and media outlets are writing about us in the news.

 

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Recent News

In just seven short days from April 9th to the 16th, Knoxville Habitat for Humanity and more than a thousand volunteers will come together to build seven houses from the ground up and establish the beginning of Silver Leaf, Habitat for Humanity’s...
Patience, determination and transformation describe Candy Zancker on her path to homeownership in Knoxville Habitat for Humanity’s new Silver Leaf subdivision, where her home will be built as part of a seven house blitz build April 9 to 16th, 2011...
“Woe to you who add house to house and join field to field till no space is left and you live alone in the land.” – Isaiah 5:8   This Bible verse changed the course of Michael Gates’ destiny.  
LaTravia Cartwright didn’t take no for an answer when her application to Knoxville Habitat for Humanity was denied in September 2009 as a result of having too much debt. Because Habitat for Humanity sells its homes with a 0% interest loan,...
Setting a good example for her two sons is what drives Crystal Tucker.   And it will be a good “lesson learned” for all of  them when Crystal and her sons, Deondre, 15, and Jaden, 8, move out of their two-bedroom duplex and into their...
Joyce Turner is ready to live in a nice, new home of her own.   She currently rents a home in the Parkridge neighborhood in East Knoxville where she has lived for the past five years. Her grandson Jordan, a sophomore at Austin East High...

Homeownership is a big part of The American Dream. At Knoxville Habitat for Humanity, we are a proud partner with individuals and families who are living in substandard housing conditions who want a safe and comfortable place to call home.

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