Our homeownership program is designed to assist low income, first-time homebuyers achieve their dream of homeownership.

MISSION:   Seeking to put God’s love into action, Habitat for Humanity brings people together to build homes, communities and hope.

VISION:   A world where everyone has a decent place to live.


  • Demonstrate the love of Jesus Christ
  • Focus on Shelter
  • Advocate for Affordable Housing
  • Promote Dignity and Hope
  • Support Sustainable and Transformational Development

With the support of community partners, donors and volunteers, Chemung County Habitat for Humanity constructs new or renovates existing homes alongside Habitat Partner Homebuyers. Habitat homes are sold to partner homebuyers at no profit and financed with affordable loans. Interested applicants must submit an application and meet program eligibility require-ments.

Executive Director:

Sylvie E. Farr

Mailing Address:

Chemung County Habitat for Humanity
PO Box 3110
Elmira, NY 14905


(607) 734-1361

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