Looking for affordable housing? Own your home, but need repairs?
houses, but more than that, we help families improve the skills it takes to be
a success in life:
Studies of children ages 5-8
revealed that children of homeowners scored 9% higher in math and 7% higher in
Studies show that children living in owned homes have fewer
behavioral problems than children whose
parents rent housing.
Habitat family members become neighborhood leaders, serving in the PTA
and community associations.
Habitat families are supported through establishing good credit,
creating a family budget, purchasing insurance, paying taxes, maintaining
property values and many other effective homeownership skills.
families who may not otherwise be able to afford a home of their own into proud
Habitat can also help current lower-income home owners with critical home repair that may be beyond their means. Zero interest loans for needed materials, repayment plans are based on actual ability to pay. Sweat equity options in order to qualify toward partnering with Habitat volunteers in completing the repair project.