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Homeownership

Houston County Habitat for Humanity builds homes in partnership with low income working families and the community to build decent, affordable housing.

The three principle criteria for our home ownership program are:

  • Need for adequate housing
  • Ability to pay the Habitat mortgage
  • Willingness to partner with Habitat

Houston County Habitat for Humanity is "not a hand-out but a hand-UP!" You will be required to complete "Sweat Equity" hours; complete educational classes on budgeting, legal affairs, and home maintenance; work with a housing counselor to improve your credit; and successfully pay debts, including closing costs.

Upcoming Application Period

Open Date: April 15, 2017
Closed Date: April 28, 2017

Houston County Habitat for Humanity will accept and review applications for potential Homeowners a minimum of twice yearly; typically two weeks April and two weeks in October. Houston County Habitat will advertise the application period thirty days in advance.

Houston County Habitat for Humanity is an equal opportunity housing provider and complies with federal regulations regarding housing discrimination. Regardless of race, religious preference, gender, physical ability or handicap, familial status, national origin, or any other categories protected by law, you may be eligible for a Habitat home.

 
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