Habitat No. 6 among largest U.S. homebuilders

HILTON HEAD ISLAND, SC (WTOC) - Hilton Head Regional Habitat for Humanity's work to provide affordable housing in the Lowcountry has helped Habitat for Humanity International rank as the sixth largest homebuilder on Builder magazine's top 100 list, according to the organization.

With 6,032 closings in 2010, this is the second time Habitat for Humanity has placed in the top 10, according to the group.

In 2010, Hilton Head Regional Habitat helped more than six families obtain affordable housing and plans to continue building affordable housing for hardworking local families.

In 2011, three more families have already moved into their Habitat houses. Since 1990, the affiliate has built more than 90 homes.

The Builder 100 list is an annual compilation of the largest homebuilders in the country.

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