Applicants must meet our income guidelines, have reasonable credit histories, a manageable level of debt and be willing and able to perform up to 300-450 hours of “sweat equity” to build their own homes. The entire process including the selection process, building of the home and sweat equity can take about a year.
Habitat homeowners must be active participants in building a better home and future for themselves and their families. Every Habitat home is an investment. For us, it is one answer to a critical need, and we believe that stronger homes will create stronger communities.
Yes. Habitat follows a nondiscriminatory policy of home buyer selection. Neither race nor religion is a factor.