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How to Apply for a Home

In order to apply to be a Habitat family partner, you must meet the following qualifications:

  • You must be a legal resident of Brevard County for at least six months
  • You must be either married or unmarried (not separated)

Prospective Habitat homeowners must apply and be accepted into the program based on three criteria:

1. NEED FOR SHELTER

Applicants must currently be living in sub-standard or inadequate housing (government housing, structurally unsafe, or overcrowded).

2. ABILITY TO PAY

Applicants must earn between 35%-60% of the Brevard County average gross median income for their household size, and have a sustainable source of income to repay the zero interest 20-30 year mortgage.

3. WILLINGNESS TO PARTNER

Future homeowners must contribute a minimum of 200 “sweat equity” hours which include a combination of; community service, homeowner finance education classes and hands on building of Habitat houses.

TO APPLY:

Call Community Housing Initiative (CHI) at (321) 253-0053, for a telephone pre-screening to determine initial eligibility.

Contact Mollie Krell at 321-728-4009 Ext.106 for further information.

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