Apply to purchase a safe, affordable Habitat Wake home

Habitat Wake empowers individuals and families to apply to build and purchase their own affordable homes. Qualified families commit to completing 200 hours of “sweat equity” volunteer hours, including 30 hours of financial and homeownership classes, paying $1,700 in closing costs, and making affordable monthly mortgage payments, which total no more than 30 percent of the family’s income.

Qualified applicants must:Family Services Income Guidelines last updated april 2017

  • Live or work in Wake County

  • Have a stable income within the amounts listed to the right

  • Demonstrate that their current housing is overcrowded, physically substandard, too expensive, unsafe, or subsidized

  • Be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident

  • Be able to pay affordable monthly mortgage payments

Please apply by completing the pre-application with complete, accurate and up-to-date information. Applicants who complete and meet the required qualifications of the pre-application will be invited to attend a homeowner information session, held at Habitat Wake’s administrative office in Raleigh at 2420 North Raleigh Boulevard.

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If you have any questions, please contact Shindira Kennedy, Homeowner Selection Manager.