Home Repair Program Qualifications

Applicants of Habitat for Humanity of Metro Denver's Globeville, Elyria-Swansea (GES) Home Repair program must meet and follow specific qualification guidelines.  Below are the basic requirements for our GES Home Repair program.  Read on to see if you qualify.

  1. Applicants must own and live in their home in the Globeville, Elyria or Swansea neighborhoods (within zip code 80216).
  2. Applicants must be current with their mortgage payments and taxes.
  3. Applicants must have an adequate and current homeowner insurance policy.
  4. Applicants must demonstrate a Need for Housing Repairs by showing that the current home is in poor condition, not energy efficient, unsafe, or does not meet city codes.
  5. Applicants must show a Willingness to Partner by meeting all deadlines during the application process, attending all required events, classes and meetings, and completing all sweat equity hours before work begins on the home.
  6. Applicants must show an Ability to Pay by proving  current standing on mortgage payments, taxes, and insurance, by contributing a portion of repair costs, and by earning income that stays within our income guidelines:

# in Household

Maximum Income

1

$3,742

2

$4,275

3

$4,808

4

$5,340

5

$5,771

6

$6,200

7

$6,625

8

$7,054

 

Habitat counts non-wage income from everyone in the household and wages from everyone 18 and older. Habitat counts all sources of income, including alimony/maintenance, child support, food stamps, pension, retirement, SSDI, SSI, survivor’s benefits, TANF, and wages, but does not count unemployment or financial aid.

Click here to learn more about sweat equity and payment plan options.

Questions?  Contact Rhea Oberst at 720-666-5766 or roberst@habitatmetrodenver.org.