Applying for a Home 

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we will not be holding any homeowner orientation meetings in person. In the meantime, we are offering Zoom meetings for anyone interested in information about home ownership and how to get an application. To participate in a Zoom meeting, please email Debbi at: info@foxvalleyhabitat.org.

 

 

How are partner families selected?

A family selection committee selects homeowners based on their level of need, their willingness to become partners in the program, and their ability to repay the mortgage loan. The family selection committee follows the laws set by the Equal Housing Opportunity and every affiliate follows a nondiscriminatory policy of family selection that neither race nor religion is a factor in choosing the families who receive Habitat homes.

Is owning a Habitat home right for you?                                                         

Habitat for Humanity provides a hand up, not a hand out, to hard-working families with low incomes who are willing to partner with Habitat as homeowners.

Habitat Homeowners:

 

The 3 criteria for becoming a Habitat Homeowner are need, ability to pay, and a willingness to partner. 

Eligible applicants must:

 
 
 

 

To find out more about becoming a homeowner and to receive an application, you must register and attend one of our Home Interest Orientations. Register for one of our monthly orientations by clicking here.

 

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BASED ON HUD AREA MEDIAN INCOME OF $84,600

Household income based on the number of people living in the household. Income ranges are from HUD and change annually. 


Family Size


Hourly Wage  

 

Weekly Wage    Annual Wage

 

 

 1 person

 $9.21   

$24.52  

$368.27

$980.77  

$19,150

$51,000  

Minimum

Maximum 

 

 2 people

$10.50

$28.00 

$420.19

$1,120.19

$21,850

$58,250

Minimum

Maximum

 

  3 people

$11.83

$31.51

$473.08

$1,260.58

$24,600

$65,550

Minimum

Maximum

 

 4 people

$13.13

$35.00

 $525.00

$1,400.00

$27,300

$72,800

Minimum

Maximum

 

 5 people

$14.75

$37.81

 $590.00

$1,512.50

$30,680

$78,650

Minimum

Maximum

 

  6 people

$16.90

$40.60

 $676.15

$1,624.04

$35,160

$84,450

Minimum

Maximum

 

7 people

$19.06

$43.41

 $762.31

$1,736.54

$39,640

$90,300

Minimum

Maximum

 

 8 people

$21.21

$46.20 

 $848.46

$1,848.08

$44,120

$96,100

Minimum

Maximum

 
 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

*Our territory for applicants is from Rt. 64 - South to Rt. 71 & Rt. 59 - West to Somonauk Rd.

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