Home Dedications Are So Special!Our first homeowner at Mason's Ridge getting her keys soon. Thank you Tracee Smoak & Children!
A Joyous Home ClosingThank you Breed & Nunnallee for making the experience so special for our homeowners!
I'm a homeowner!
Bill Jarrett of Bill Jarrett Ford MercuryBill Jarrett of Bill Jarrett Ford Mercury (sponsor) presents keys to the Weed Family on their dedication day.
Dr’s. Vinod & Tarlika Thakkar.Dr’s. Vinod & Tarlika Thakkar (home sponsors) pause for a photo with Habitat Board Chairman, Chip Boring and Executive Director, John Hawthorne.
We Are So Happy!We love our new home!
We Are So Thankful!
If your family, or a family you know, is in need of decent, affordable housing, please contact us at (863) 385-7156. We are currently qualifying families for Mason's Ridge. To see application procedure, click here.
Highlands County Habitat for Humanity is a nonprofit Christian organization dedicated to eliminating substandard housing, homelessness and to making adequate, affordable shelter a matter of conscience and action. Habitat is founded on the conviction that every man, woman and child should have a simple, decent, affordable place to live in dignity and safety.
Habitat has an open-door policy: All who desire to be a part of this work are welcome, regardless of religious preference or background. Habitat for Humanity has always had a policy of building with people in need regardless of race or religion, and we welcome volunteers and supporters from all backgrounds. Habitat provides an opportunity for people to put their faith and love into action, bringing diverse groups of people together to make affordable housing and better communities a reality for everyone.
Habitat for Humanity welcomes all people to build with us in partnership; everyone can use a hammer to manifest God’s love.
Should you have any questions, please feel free to contact our office 863-385-7156 or via email.
QUALIFYING FOR A HABITAT HOME:
Applications are required to meet several qualifications to ensure success. In general, prospective homeowners must:
Be citizens or legal residents
Prove steady income
Have good credit
Earn a monthly income that falls within minimum and maximum limits, depending on the household size.
Invest in sweat-equity hours in building his/her own home and others
Make an affordable down payment
Make timely mortgage payments
Attend homeowner classes
1-Applicant is living in substandard housing (severe problems with heating, water, structural, sanitation, vermin or location).
2-Overcrowded (number of persons in household in relation to sleeping accommodations).
3-Rent a burden to income (pay more than 50 percent of income for rent).