Homeownership

Selection Criteria

To qualify for a Habitat home, your family must be (download criteria):

  • Living or working in the Camden County for at least one year immediately prior to applying for a Habitat home.
  • Unable to qualify for any type of conventional home financing.
  • Living in inadequate/substandard housing.
  • Able to finance an interest-free Habitat mortgage with a reliable source of income.
  • Willing to partner and work with Habitat through sweat equity and homeownership classes.

How do I get an application for a Habitat Home?

Habitat for Humanity adheres to strict non-discrimination policies and all Fair Housing Laws.

Application Process

  • Complete the application
  • Credit, employment, and references are checked
  • A home visit is arranged with the most qualified applicants
  • A recommendation is presented to the Board
  • Families are notified of their status
  • Attend orientation

Families who are selected to participate in the program must work the required 300 hours of sweat equity and attend the required classes in order to purchase the home when it is completed.

Download and print Pre-Screening Application for mailing or use the Online Pre-Screening Application (does not work with Mozilla Firefox browser).

Want to check your credit?  Click here for your online annual credit report.

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