Apply for Housing

ARE YOU READY FOR STABILITY, SECURITY, AND THE RESPONSIBILITY OF HOMEOWNERSHIP ?
IF SO CHECK OUT OUR MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS FIRST. 

2012-05-09

 

DISCOVER YOUR OPPORTUNITIES
TO BUILD A NEW LIFE, MAKE NEW FRIENDSHIPS, SEE GOD’S BLESSINGS FOR YOU IN A HABITAT HOME.

A HAND UP NOT A HAND OUT

LET US BUILD A SAFE DECENT AFFORDABLE HOME FOR YOUR FAMILY.

TOGETHER WE CAN BUILD HOPE FOR TOMORROW !

We are NOT accepting applications at this time. Check back during 2017 for our next enrollment.

1.  Florida Drivers License
2.  Current Credit Report (see link below)
3.  Proof of Employment or Proof of Income

Below is a list of the Minimum requirements for application consideration.
You should have a minimum credit score of 550. To view your credit score and credit report for free go to www.creditkarma.com 

Be a citizen or legal immigrant of the U.S. AND Reside in Polk County for at least one (1) year.

Be verifiably unable to obtain conventional home mortgaging And maintain employment for a minimum of six (6) months.

 Live presently in over-crowded, unsanitary or unsafe circumstances.

Deposit $500.00 prior to the start of your home and the remaining $500.00 before closing.

 Volunteer a minimum of 250-350 hours. 100 hours minimum needed to begin construction of your home. 100 hours minimum needed on another Habitat home. 20 hour minimum each month for Habitat.

 Disclose all incomes, employment and financial obligations.

 Supply a Credit Report. AND be free of foreclosure, repossessions and defaults for a minimum of three (3) years prior to application.

 Attend a 9  week class session on Financial Peace distributed by Dave Ramsey and facilitated by HFH.

 

Run for Homes

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We are so excited to announce our 3rd Annual 5K in the Park on October 15, 2016!

The 5K race will start at 8:00AM and the kids Monster Mash Dash will start at 9:00AM near the pavilion at beautiful Lake Eva Park in Haines City, Florida. This venue is also host to the internationally acclaimed Ironman 70.3!

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Chili in the Park

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Habitat for Humanity of East Polk County is so excited to announce our 4th Annual Chili in the Park on March 11, 2017!

Cars for Homes

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If you would like to learn more about this program please click the link above to view information from Habitat for Humanity International.