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Home Ownership Program Overview

Habitat for Humanity of Summit & Wasatch Counties builds healthy, energy efficient, affordable homes for working members of our community.

WHY HABITAT:

Habitat homeowners are active participants in building a better home and future for themselves and their families. Every Habitat home is an investment. For us, it is one answer to a critical need, and we believe that stronger homes will create stronger communities.

As not just the builder, but the mortgage lender as well, we form a true partnership with our homeowners and work toward providing long term stability so that families can work and live in our community.

HOW IT WORKS:

The Habitat home ownership program is quite different than the other affordable housing programs in our community. Please take a little time on our website learning how we are different and see if Habitat home ownership is right for you.

Habitat evaluates all applicants based on three* principal criteria:

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Applications are reviewed by our Homeowner Services Committee. The committee is made up of volunteer community members who support our affordable housing mission.  

After submitting their documents, applicants participate in a home visit interview with committee members for program eligibility.

Eligible applicants are then evaluated for selection, based on available inventory.

Selected applicants are offered the opportunity to partner with Habitat to build a home.

INFORMATION SESSIONS:

Want to know more about Habitat home ownership?

Free information sessions are the best way for you to begin the process of Habitat for Humanity home ownership. Sessions are approximately one hour long and will provide you with details about applying, qualifying and partnering with Habitat for a home.

HOMEOWNER INFORMATION SESSIONS:

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CURRENT PROJECTS

Habitat is currently focusing all our efforts on construction of 24 townhome units in the Silver Creek Village development. Construction of these units will be in phases, starting in Spring 2021.

 

A new master planned community in Summit County, located on the Southeast corner of Highway 40 & Interstate 80.  The Silver Creek Village community will feature:

  • Affordable, attainable and market rate housing          
  • A mix of apartment, condominium, townhomes and single family units
  • Several parks (including a dog park!), playground and sports fields
  • 150 acres of open space with trail system
  • Silver Creek Village is located in the South Summit School District

APPLICATION INFORMATION:

Applications for Habitat home ownership are only taken in application windows. Our next application window will likely be scheduled for late 2021. If you would like to be notified please click here & provide us with your contact info.

 

 

Still have questions? We are happy to help!

Contact our Homeowner Services personnel at 435-658-1400 x 1007 or E-Mail Us your questions. We will respond in a timely manner.

 

Applicants must consent to credit, background and reference checks and home site visits and other reasonable diligence by Habitat. Habitat does not discriminate on the basis of race, gender, religious affiliation, occupation or otherwise and is an equal opportunity housing provider.

*Any U.S. citizen or permanent resident who meets these criteria may be eligible to become a Habitat homeowner. Criteria imposed on a development plan by City or County government may play an additional role in qualifications.

 

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