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How to Apply for a Home

  1. You will be considered for a Habitat home if your present housing is not adequate, and if you are unable to obtain adequate housing through other conventional means.  Lack of adequate housing may include problems with the present structure; water, electrical or sewage service systems; heating system, or failure to meet city property maintenance standards.  Also taken into consideration are the number, the ages and the gender of children compared to the number of bedrooms in your present home.
  2. The percentage of your monthly income that you currently spend on housing is considered to determine need.  You will be required to openly and fully discuss your financial situation with Habitat personnel.
  3. You and your family will be considered if your annual total income is between 30-50% of the median income for Dallas County.

Current Income Guidelines   (based on HUD income limits for the state of Texas, Dallas area)
Family Size 30% Median 50% Median
One $14,250 $23,800
Two $16,300 $27,200
Three $18,350 $30,600
Four $20,350 $33,950
Five $22,000 $36,700
Six $23,650 $39,400
Seven $25,250 $42,100
Eight $26,900 $44,850

If you would like to learn more about homeownership view the Family Selection Process and Qualifications page or call us (972) 272-8530.

We are pledged to the letter and spirit of U.S. policy for the achievement of equal housing opportunity throughout the nation. We encourage and support an affirmative advertising and marketing program in which there are no barriers to obtaining housing because of race, color, religion, sex, handicap, familial status, national origin, age, marital status, sexual orientation, or sources of income.

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