There must be a demonstrated NEED to apply for a Habitat home. Examples of need for affordable housing include: overcrowded living accommodations, structural and mechanical problems, unsanitary and/or unsafe conditions, temporary or transitional housing. While these examples constitute need, this is not an exhaustive list.
A family must be WILLING TO PARTNER by completing “sweat-equity” hours. Habitat homeowners build their own homes alongside volunteers. We offer a hand up, never a hand out. Through shelter, we empower.
All Habitat homeowners must have the ABILITY TO PAY an affordable mortgage. Applicants must demonstrate that they have: