The three principle criteria for our home ownership program are:
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.
We can only accept applications for Habitat housing during open application sessions. Applicants must attend an orientation session before they can receive an application. Applications will not be handed out at the office or available online. Please review the guidelines below to see if you qualify for a Habitat home before attending orientation.
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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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Here at Houston County Habitat for Humanity, we believe that all our neighbors deserve safe, decent, affordable housing. We also believe that something special happens when the entire community comes together to lend a hand. Bonds are made. Laughter is shared. Confidence is built. Lives are changed. And the places we all call home are better because of it.
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