How to Apply for a Habitat House
If your family, or a family you know, is in need of decent, affordable housing, please contact Habitat for Humanity of Lapeer-Tuscola at 810-664-7111 to apply. We will explain the application process and provide information on the availability, size and cost of Habitat homes in our community.
Habitat for Humanity follows a nondiscriminatory policy of family selection. Neither race nor religion is a factor in choosing partner families. Partner families are always selected based on their level of need, ability to pay, and willingness to partner.
Applicants are required to meet several qualifications to ensure success. Prospective homeowners must:
•Be citizens or legal residents.
•Proof of steady income.
•Demonstrate a household monthly income that falls within minimum and maximum limits, depending on household size.
•Sustain a savings account over a specified period of time.
In addition, each potential homeowner will be required to:
•Invest sweat-equity hours in building his/her home and others.
•Make timely mortgage payments.
•Attend homeowner education classes.
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