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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

 
  • 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