How To Help

If you enjoy working for the common good and love to see the fruits of your labor, check out our volunteer opportunities! Volunteers are integral to Chipola Area Habitat for Humanity, and you can help build strength, stability, and self-reliance for those in our local community.

Did you know?

Fact:

The average rent for a 3 bedroom apartment in Jackson County is $1,043/month 1. The median household income in Jackson County is $35,4702. This means that in Jackson County, many of our neighbors are paying far more than 30% of their income towards rent and still live in substandard housing because that’s what they can afford.

Fact:

A working family in Jackson County with 2 adults and 2 children needs to earn, on average, a total of $45,262 annually to afford basic living expenses. This family would need to earn a combined hourly wage of $21.76, which is $4.84 more than the $16.92 per hour earned through working two minimum wage jobs at an hourly rate of $8.46, which equates to a weekly pay of $338, monthly pay of $1,466, and an annual salary of $17,597.

Fact:

$400 is the average monthly payment that an Chipola Area Habitat homeowner for a 3 bedroom house, including principal, taxes, and insurance.

  1. FY2020 50th Percentile Rents via Office Of Policy Development And Research (PD&R)
  2. 2. United Way ALICE Report