There Must Be A Demonstrated Need In Order To Qualify For A Habitat Home

Need is determined by a family's current living conditions. Some examples of need are outline below (this list is not all-inclusive).


Structural/mechanical problems in building

  • visible holes or large cracks
  • leaks, hazardous/toxic materials
  • electrical  problems
  • plumbing problems
  • appliances not working

Inadequate sleeping arrangements

  • more than 2 persons share a room
  • different gendered children sharing a room
  • persons having to sleep on the floor

Unsanitary conditions or health risks

  • bugs
  • rodents
  • sewage problems
  • stairway in disrepair
  • allergy concerns
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Temporary or transitional housing

  • family currently living with relatives
  • family in emergency shelter
  • homelessness

Current housing does not meet the physical needs


Unable to obtain a conventional mortgage