There are several requirements that a candidate satisfy before applying for a home.

1.      You must be a resident of Halifax County for at least 1year.

2.      You must have a source of steady, dependable income.

3.      No bankruptcies within the past year.

4.      Able to work 250+ hours building your own home…and 150 hours building our next Habitat home.

5.      Have not owed a home or any land in the past 3 years.

6.      Demonstrate a need for decent, affordable housing.

7.      Submit to a “debit load” review.

8.      Be able to make a $2100.00 down payment towards the home at closing.

9.      Know that both criminal and sex offender background checks are a part of the process.