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Homeownership Process

 timelinehouse3Application Process

  1. Attend application meeting
  2. Submit application packet within 30 days
  3. When notified that all three qualifications are met and application packet is completed proceed to selection process

 Selection Process

  1. Applicant will attend an interview
  2. If voted in favor the committee will conduct a home visit
  3. If voted in favor the committee will recommend the applicant for board approval

 Pre-Build Pool

  1. Orientation into the program
  2. Begin earning first required sweat equity hours
  3. Paying off collection debt
  4. Homebuyer Education Classes

 Build Pool

  1. Required sweat equity is completed and all debts are paid
  2. A lot will be chosen 
  3. Necessary paperwork will be completed
  4. Homebuyer Education Classes

 Building For/Closing

  1. Groundbreaking Ceremony will kick-off the build
  2. Future Homeowner will attend required build days
  3. All closing cost will be paid
  4. Dedication Ceremony will occur once the home is completed
  5. Closing will occur once all sweat equity hours are completed

How to Get Started

 We are so glad you are interested in the homeownership program!

We would love to talk to you about the qualifications for our homeowners, the process, the expectations and how we help to prepare you for owning your own home.

Please fill out the form below if you are interested in learning more about how to become a partner with Habitat for Humanity of Gaston County.

Application Meeting Form