Atmos Energy Partners to Build Zero Net Energy Home in Taylor

It was a beautiful day on September 18 in Taylor to kick off a new partnership with Atmos Energy to build a natural gas powered Net Zero Energy (ZNE) home for Ashely and her daughter Persephone. This home will be the first ZNE home in Taylor and it will showcase the reliability and affordability of […]

Construction Corner – Build Update

“The soils in Taylor are a mixture of black clay and stone, which when it gets soaked can take take several days (with good weather) to dry and be workable again.  We are also experiencing delays with our plumbing trade due to all the water breaks throughout the community from those snow and ice storms,” […]

Volunteer Spotlight – Barb Mall

How long have you been a Habitat volunteer? I started volunteering with Habitat in 2003 when my younger daughter graduated from high school and I was looking for a new opportunity for volunteering.  My husband Mike was already a Habitat volunteer and I thought it would be good to be involved in the same organization.  […]

Habitat for Humanity of Williamson County is getting ready to launch its new online ReStore! 

The Habitat for Humanity of Williamson County ReStores, located in Georgetown and Round Rock, are home improvement stores open to the public selling new and gently used building materials, appliances, furniture, home décor and more at greatly reduced prices. Revenue from the ReStores is critical in helping Habitat Williamson County build strength, stability, self-reliance and […]

The CARES Act affects charitable giving

The CARES Act is the first giving incentive Congress has passed in response to a disaster or national emergency—an acknowledgement by Congress that the work of nonprofits, like Habitat for Humanity of Williamson County TX, is an essential service.  As the COVID-19 pandemic evolves from a public health emergency into a housing crisis, donations to […]

Meet Future Habitat Homeowners: The Sharpe Family

Facing the overwhelming challenge of finding a home and mortgage she could afford, Kelsey applied to the Habitat homeownership program last July.  “I feel this was my only way to finally provide the security I want and need for my family.  Apartments cost more than 50% of my income and to buy a home in […]

Meet Shonta – Future homeowner of the House That Beer Built

The Habitat Williamson County 2020 build season will kick off with the House That Beer Built home in Taylor this January.  Future homeowner Shonta, a hair stylist and mom of 4, was accepted into the homeownership program in May and immediately started putting in her sweat equity by volunteering in the Round Rock ReStore and […]

Welcome Scott Thompson – ReStore Director

Scott Thompson

“In October 2016, after a life-altering year, I made the decision to change my life path and pursue purpose-driven work. Fast forward two years. In November 2018, I finished a home renovation, sold my house, resigned my corporate position and relocated to Austin, TX – all in pursuit of moving into the non-profit world. Along […]

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