“I never missed a mortgage payment. In 2007, when I paid off the house in full, my friends at Habitat threw me a party. When I held the deed to my own house it was one of the proudest moments of my life.” – Phyllis Meredith, the Charlottesville Habitat affiliate's first homeowner
Do You Qualify?
To qualify for our programs, future homeowners must:
- Have lived or worked in Charlottesville, Albemarle, Louisa or Greene for at least the past 12 months
- Meet income requirements
Application and Selection Process
Thank you for your interest in the Habitat Homeownership and Pathways to Housing Programs. Both the Homeownership program and Pathways program are a long-term commitment and partnership between Habitat for Humanity and future homeowners.
- Application: The application process takes approximately 5 months.
- Homeownership: The typical timeframe between approval for homeownership and purchase of a home is between 18 to 24 months.
- Pathways: The typical timeframe between approval for the Pathways Program and graduation is between 18 and 24 months.
Want to take the next step?
Are you interested in applying to our Habitat Homeownership Program or Pathways to Housing program? We are currently hosting online Applicant Information Meetings (AIMs). During AIMs we will go over the application process, the Habitat Homeownership program and the Pathways to Housing program.
We will accept applications between March 1, 2021 - March 31, 2021. You MUST attend an AIM before we can process your application.
NEED HELP FILLING OUT THE APPLICATION?
Please email email@example.com, or call Mikayla Woodley at (434) 293-9066 to schedule a time to meet with us and go over it together!
Download the 2021 Habitat for Humanity Application above.
If you are self-employed, use this document to track your income. You will turn this in with your application.
Watch this video and then take a quiz to process your application.
After watching this Application Information Meeting video, take the required quiz.
Register for a live Applicant Information Meeting.