Our homeownership program empowers working individuals and families to build and buy their own homes. We partner with our future homeowners every step of the way, and provide the education and support needed to become successful homeowners.
Benefits of Habitat Homeownership
Affordability – There are many financial benefits to buying a Habitat home, including affordable mortgage payments that are set to not exceed 30% of your family’s gross monthly income.
Education – Habitat provides a series of home-buying classes and workshops that prepare future homeowners to become successful homeowners.
Trusted Partner – Habitat for Humanity has been building affordable homes in metro Denver for more than 40 years. To date, we have served more than 900 local families.
Habitat's Homeowner Selection Criteria
Habitat selects future homeowners for our homeownership program through three sets of criteria:
- Need for Housing - overcrowded, paying too much for rent, bad living conditions, etc.
- Willingness to Partner - investment of sweat equity to help build home, multiple homebuyer education courses
- Ability to Pay - Future homeowners will pay affordable mortgage payments at amounts not to exceed 30% of their gross monthly income.