Cleveland County Habitat for Humanity believes that everyone should have a safe, affordable place to call home.
To carry out our vision, we partner with individuals and families from application through construction to when the keys are handed over. By working with us from beginning to end, we can help prospective individuals prepare for the various responsibilities of homeownership, including learning about personal finances, mortgages, maintenance and upkeep of homes, and much more.
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. We believe that stronger homes will create stronger communities.
As active participants in the building process, eligible Habitat homebuyers are:
1. In need of better housing.
Potential homebuyers might be dealing with poorly built, unhealthy, damaged or inadequate housing. Alternatively, you might have a rent or mortgage that you cannot afford, or may be living in a home that is inaccessible for your disabilities.
2. Willing to partner with Habitat.
Our homebuyers put in hundreds of hours of “sweat equity,” which means they help build their own home and the homes of others in the Habitat for Humanity house building program, or volunteer at our Habitat ReStore. These prerequisite hours includes classes in personal finances, home maintenance and other relevant topics to help ensure capability for the demands of owning a home.
3. Able to pay an affordable mortgage.
Habitat offers homebuyers an affordable, no-interest mortgage. Those payments are then cycled back into the community to help build more affordable homes.
Interested in applying for a Habitat Home? Click here to apply.
Habitat for Humanity of Cleveland County is a non-profit organization that relies on your contributions to fund affordable homes in our neighborhoods. Help familes achieve the dream of homeownership and the hope of a better life.