Three years later: Nashville family finds stability in homeownership

Neil and Erica — one of 21 families to build their homes alongside hundreds of volunteers at the 36th Jimmy & Rosalynn Carter Work Project hosted in Nashville, Tennessee — reflect on three years of homeownership while also looking toward the future.

“We aren’t going to be forced out or priced out,” Erica says. “My kids are going to have a home that’s their home for as long as we want.” 

Carter Work Project

We have been honored to have two of the world’s most respected and renowned people as dedicated and hardworking Habitat volunteers for more than 35 years. Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter and former first lady Rosalynn Carter have been tireless advocates, active fundraisers and some of our best hands-on construction volunteers. 

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