Fort Collins Habitat for Humanity: “Now Has Homeownership Applications Available” Fort Collins Organization to Begin Future Homeownership Application Process
Fort Collins, CO (December 22, 2016) – Beginning December 5, 2016 through January 12, 2017, Fort Collins Habitat for Humanity will have applications available to help local families become homeowners.
You may qualify for a Habitat home if:
• You live or work in Fort Collins or the surrounding rural areas
• You have a need for adequate shelter
• You earn between 35-60% of Fort Collins area median income
• You are willing to partner with Habitat by contributing up to 500 hours of “sweat equity” working to build your home.
Printed applications in English and Spanish are available at the following locations: Housing Catalyst, 1715 West Mountain Ave.; Project Self-Sufficiency, 2001 South Shields Street, Suite D-203; Fort Collins Habitat for Humanity ReStore, 4001 South Taft Hill Road, and the Fort Collins Habitat for Humanity Administrative offices at 1600 Palm Drive.
They are also available for download at www.FortCollinshHabiat.org.
Interested applicants MUST attend one of the following mandatory orientation sessions prior to their application being accepted. The orientation sessions will be held:
• Sunday, January 8, 2 PM at Unity Church of Fort Collins, 1401 West Vine Drive
• Thursday, January 12, 6 PM at Unity Church of Fort Collins, 1401 West Vine Drive
If you are interested in applying, or would like more information about the application process, please contact Theresa Bain, Habitat Homeowner Services Manager, at 970-488-2605.
Habitat homeowners pay a 0% interest mortgage and contribute a minimum of 250 – 500 hours of “sweat-equity” in the construction of their home. Their mortgage payments go directly back to Habitat to build more homes in our community.
Habitat houses are simple and affordable homes ranging in size from 950 – 1250 square feet and are built throughout Fort Collins.
About Fort Collins Habitat for Humanity
Habitat for Humanity is a non-profit Christian organization that empowers low-income families by partnering with them to build affordable housing. Habitat does not give the houses away, but rather sells them to families in need through no-profit loans. Qualified families also contribute hundreds of sweat equity hours in the building of their home alongside hundreds of community volunteers who give of their time and talents. Since its inception in 1993, Fort Collins Habitat for Humanity has constructed 62 homes in the Fort Collins community and 148 internationally. Visit us at www.fortcollinshabitat.org to learn more.