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Home Ownership

Dream of Owning Your Own Home?

We at Habitat for Humanity for Cleveland County would like to help you realize that dream.

The first step in Home Ownership is to simply download our application below, fill it out, and return it to Habitat for review.  We are here to help you with questions – just contact us so we can help you take the next steps to Home Ownership.

Home Ownership Pre-Application

Solicitud – Programa de Vivienda Propia de Habitat

Once the Board has approved a new build it is advertised in local publication that we are accepting applications for home ownership.

To apply the applicant needs to be able to meet the following requirements:

  • Need for better housing
  • Willingness to partner with Habitat which includes:

           ~   A minimum of 200 hours of “sweat equity” per adult moving in the home.

           ~  Commitment to good maintenance of the home and yard.

           ~  Attendance at homeowner workshops.

  • Must be a resident of Cleveland County for one year
  • Have a steady source of income – that supports making a house payment of $425-$525 a month

Selection Process:

  • Applications are reviewed by the Family Selection Committee
  • Committee recommends the selected family to the Habitat for Humanity for Cleveland County Board of Directors.
  • Board reviews and approves the recommendation
  • Family is notified
  • Family moves into the Partnership phase of home ownership, this includes

          ~  Sweat equity

          ~  Meeting all the requirements of being a Habitat homeowner as listed above.