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Homeownership through Habitat
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Home Repairs & Restorations
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Our Story in Your Community
Habitat in Oxford, MS was founded in 1988 to provide basic, economical housing to deserving low-income families in Lafayette County. We have built 15 homes since then; all are currently occupied. The new owners were given no-interest mortgages, and payments have been successfully maintained. Many repair and renovation projects – like ramps for handicapped access — for existing houses have also been completed.
The Need is Urgent
Oxford and Lafayette County — and The University of Mississippi — have experienced rapid growth in the last few years. The area’s attractiveness has resulted in a substantial increase in demand for housing. Land and home prices have soared. The availability of affordable housing for lower-income families has greatly diminished, potentially imperiling the viability of a strong work force needed to sustain our area’s prosperity and development.