How to Apply

/How to Apply
How to Apply 2017-06-16T20:13:36+00:00

Prospective homeowners are evaluated using four criteria:

  • Need for decent, affordable housing – currently living in poverty or substandard housing
  • Willingness to partner with Gadsden-Etowah Habitat for Humanity
    • minimum 300 sweat equity hours which includes homeowner education classes
  • Ability to repay a zero percent interest mortgage
    • income must be 30% to 75% of median family income for Etowah County
  • Resident of Etowah County for at least one (1) year.

Pre-Screening Form

Homeownership Promotes

  • Family Stability
  • Self Sufficiency
  • Civic Responsibility
  • Positive Economic Impact
  • Neighborhood Revitalization
  • Educational Achievement
  • Career Advancement
  • Healthy Living Environment
  • Strong Communities