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 than1,500 local families.
Habitat's Homeowner Selection Criteria
Habitat selects future homeowners for our homeownership program through three sets of criteria:
- Need for Housing - low- to moderate-income earners, overcrowding, rent is too expensive
- 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 that are around 30% of their gross monthly income.
We are pledged to the letter and spirit of the U.S. policy for the achievement of equal housing opportunity throughout the nation. We encourage and support an affirmative advertising and marketing program in which there are no barriers to obtaining housing because of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, handicap, familial status, or national origin.
Habitat for Humanity of Metro Denver is a 501 (c) nonprofit organization, FEIN: 74-2050021. See our About Us page for more organization information.