Get ready to apply!

Thank you for your interesting in buying a Habitat home! First The online application will take you about 30 minutes. 


Are you able to answer yes to the following criteria? 

  • I can demonstrate a need for safe, affordable housing.

  • I am a US citizen or permanent resident.

  • I have lived or worked in Wake or Johnston County for the past year.

  • I am willing to partner with Habitat Wake, including investing "sweat equity" hours and completing financial and homeowner education courses.

  • I am able to pay an affordable monthly mortgage payments. (Click here for this year’s income guidelines). 


If you were able to answer yes to all of these questions, you can move on to our pre-qualification application! There are several documents that you’ll need to have handy for each person in your family:

  • Social Security numbers 

  • Gross monthly and yearly incomes

  • Social Security or disability information (if applicable)

  • Recent rental information

  • Current housing information

  • Background check information

Applicants who complete and meet the required qualifications of the pre-application will be invited to attend a homeowner information session. If you have any questions, please contact Tamesia Wright, Homeownership Selection Manager.