Appalachia Habitat for Humanity
Twenty Housing Service Corps AmeriCorps members will provide transition to safe, affordable housing for one-hundred economically disadvantaged individuals in Scott, Morgan, Knox and Anderson counties of East Tennessee. AmeriCorps members will construct new homes, repair existing homes, assist families who are seeking improved housing and manage volunteers contributing more than 35,000 hours of community service. The program is managed by Appalachia Habitat for Humanity, the second oldest Habitat for Humanity affiliate in the world. This project will focus on the Corporation for National and Community Service focus areas of Economic Opportunity and Capacity Building. The project will begin September 10, 2012 and end December 31, 2013. The CNCS investment of $265,995 will be matched with an amount of $432,928.