Habitat for Humanity of South Collin County pledges to the letter and spirit of U.S. policy for the achievement of equal housing opportunity throughout the nation. HfH-SCC encourages and supports an affirmative advertising and marketing program in which there are no barriers to obtaining housing because of race, color, religion, sex, handicap, familial status, national origin, age, marital status or sources of income.
You can be considered for a HfH-SCC home if you meet the following conditions:
- Currently live and/or work in our service area.
- You have a need. Your present housing is not adequate, and you’re unable to obtain adequate housing through other conventional means. Lack of adequate housing may include overcrowded, poorly maintained (substandard), in a dangerous neighborhood, live with family, or friends, or in a long term shelter, problems with the present structure; water, electrical, sewage service, or heating systems; and/or an inability to meet city property maintenance standards.
- You are willing to become a partner. Your willingness to partner with HfH-SCC to complete all program requirements, including 400 hours of “Sweat Equity” is required.
- You have the ability to pay. Your family must have a steady income that less than 60% of the Annual Gross Income Guidelines (see income table below). You must have a complete two years of employment history and have been at your current place of employment for at least six months.
- Must not have owned a home in the past three years.
- Must be a U.S. citizen or legal resident.
- Have two years of good rental history.
- Good income to debt ratio.
- Attendance at a Family Information Meeting.
- Completion and submission of Application within 30 days of meeting application was distributed.
Once selected families must:
- Be able to work 400 “sweat equity” hours helping to build their Habitat house and working on other Habitat projects. The first 100 hours must be completed within three months of the family’s conditional approval and prior to the start of construction.
- Make a $1,000 payment toward the first year’s homeowner’s insurance and 2-3 months escrow on their home.
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All are welcome
Habitat for Humanity of South Collin County has an open-door policy: All who believe that everyone needs a decent, affordable place to live are welcome to help with the work, regardless of race, religion, age, gender, political views or any of the other distinctions that too often divide people. In short, Habitat welcomes volunteers and supporters from all backgrounds and also serves people in need of decent housing regardless of race or religion. As a matter of policy, Habitat for Humanity International and its affiliated organizations do not proselytize. This means that Habitat will not offer assistance on the expressed or implied condition that people must either adhere to or convert to a particular faith, or listen and respond to messaging designed to induce conversion to a particular faith.