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Apply for a home

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

Our Application Phase is Currently CLOSED.

 

Please note, while we would love to help as many people as possible, only a limited number of applicants will be accepted into our program.

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 current living in 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 250-300 hours of “sweat equity”

    • Attend Habitat homeowner training workshops

    • Pay $4,000 toward closing costs

  •  My household gross income falls within Habitat's income limits. (Contact our office for more info on limits.)

  • I do not have more than a 40% total debt ratio which would include my new mortgage payment.

Family Size        Minimum             Maximum

1                             $36,300                  $48,350

2                             $41,460                  $55,250

3                             $46,620                  $62,150

4                             $51,780                   $69,050

5                             $55,980                   $74,600

6                             $60,120                   $80,100

7                             $64,260                   $85,650

8                             $68,400                   $91,150

New COVID 19 Application Procedure

Due to social distancing guidelines, we will have a drop off only policy.

Only fully completed applications will be accepted.

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

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.

We are open by appointment only, should you have any questions - 941-493-6606.

For questions, please contact Homeowner Services at homeownerservices@habitatsouthsarasota.org.

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This resource guide is a general overview of some of the services available to those in need of immediate assistance in Sarasota County.