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Frequently Asked Questions
How do I apply for a "free" Home?
Our homes are not free. Habitat for Humanity uses funds from a variety of sources including sponsors from the community to build affordable homes. We go through a selection process with numerous families or individuals who may qualify for a home built by Habitat for Humanity. We then select the family or individual who best meets the Habitat for Humanity qualifications for home ownership.
How do I apply for a Habitat for Humanity Home?
Step 1. Review the requirements for qualifying applicants
Step 2. Print and complete the application if you meet applicant qualifications.
What is the Family Selection committee looking for on the application?
The applicant's level of need
The applicant's willingness to partner with Habitat by honoring required commitments
The applicant's willingness to contribute a minimal of 300 sweat equity hours and complete two on-line classes
The applicant's ability to repay an affordable mortgage based on verifiable employment or fixed income
What is Habitat for Humanity?
It is a global, faith-based, non-profit, nondiscriminatory organization that builds homes in communities for families in need of a decent and affordable home.
How can I get involved?
We welcome volunteers and supporters from all backgrounds in any of the following ways:
Attend monthly meetings on the fourth Thursday of each month at 6:00 pm at 201 West Lincoln Street, Tullahoma TN (inside the Henry Center Building)
Help us build a home by signing up to participate at the construction site on a Volunteer Day
Provide a dish or meal to volunteers on a Volunteer Day
Provide funding to build a Habitat Home by making a one-time or regular donation. Receipts are provided for all donations for tax purposes
Sign up for our email lists; check our website regularly for events and follow us on Facebook
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