Apply to be a Homeowner

Habitat homeowners help build their homes alongside volunteers. They buy their homes and pay an affordable mortgage. Habitat homeowners are single dads, families, couples without children, single people, blended families – anyone who needs a safe, affordable home.

how to apply

How to Apply

Applications are currently closed, please check back. 

One step at a time, you can become a homeowner.

Step 1:
Qualify

See selection criteria here.

Step 2:
Apply

Regardless if you meet the criteria or not for the Habitat homeownership program, we encourage you to apply.

Step 3:
Application Review

All applications will be reviewed by Habitat Vail Valley, ensuring each application is complete.

Step 4:
Selection

Recommended applicants are presented to Habitat’s Board of Directors for approval.

Step 5:
Partnership

Upon selection, homeowners will begin 250 Sweat Equity hours (per adult) and will participate in homeowner education classes.

Final Step:
Homeownership

Upon completion of all Sweat Equity hours and verification of down payment funds, the homeowner buys the home and begins paying the mortgage.

Habitat for Humanity Vail Valley is committed to ensuring individuals with disabilities have an equal opportunity to participate in our programs, services, and activities. We strive to keep our homeownership application processes consistent and fair. To request a disability accommodation related to completing a homeownership application please contact Family Services at (970) 748-6718 x125.

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We build and sell homes in partnership with hardworking people in need of decent and affordable housing.

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