Apply for a home

Thank you for your interest in partnering with Habitat for Humanity South Sarasota County.

Our application cycle is now CLOSED.

To prepare for our next round of applications, please review the requirements below.

Yes or No?

  • I have lived or worked in South Sarasota County affiliate boundary for the past 12 months, i.e., Osprey, Laurel, Nokomis, Venice, North Port or the Sarasota County side of Englewood.                  

  • I am a US Citizen or Permanent Resident Alien.     

  • I have 2 years of verifiable income and the ability to repay the mortgage.

  • I have not had a foreclosure or bankruptcy in the past 3 years.

  • I do not have any judgments or liens against me.

  • I do not have excessive debt or any collections.

  • I do not already own a home

  • My currently living in substandard housing which would include any of the following conditions:

    • Home is in poor physical condition

    • Home is overcrowded

    • Rent is subsidized

    • Rent is more than 30% of income

  • I am willing to:

    • Contribute 300 hours of “sweat equity”

    • Attend Habitat homeowner training workshops

    • Pay $2,400 toward closing costs

  • ​My household gross income falls between the following income limits:



Family Size          Minimum        Maximum

          1                       $26,800           $42,850

          2                       $30,600          $49,000

          3                       $34,450          $55,100

          4                       $38,250          $61,200

          5                       $41,350           $66,100

          6                       $44,400         $71,000

If you answered YES to all the questions above,

please proceed to the home-ownership application.



If you did not answer YES to all the questions above, we are sorry but you do not qualify at this time.

New COVID 19 Application Procedure

Due to social distancing guidelines, we will only be accepting applications two ways.

Only fully completed applications will be accepted.

Currently, we are not able to make copies or handle personal materials.

Option 1 - Email completed application directly to our Homeowner Services Coordinator,

Mary Ouellette at mouellette@HabitatSouthSarasota.org.

Option 2 - Drop off completed application sealed in an envelope at our corporate office in the application drop box by the front door. 280 Alligator Drive  Venice, FL 34293.

As we are open for appointment only, so please call ahead of drop off - 941-493-6606.

ADDRESS: 280 Alligator Drive Venice FL 34293
PHONE: (941) 493-6606
ADDRESS: 1400 Ogden Road Venice FL 34285
PHONE: (941) 493-0529
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A copy of the official registration and financial information for Habitat for Humanity South Sarasota County, Inc.  (Registration no. Ch2541232), may be obtained from the division of consumer services by calling toll-free 1-800-435-7352  within the state or visiting their website here. Registration does not imply endorsement, approval, or recommendation by the state.

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