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Application Process

Home Ownership

Application Process

  1. Attend a mandatory information session.
  2. Submit an application with all required documentation.
  3. Applications are reviewed by Habitat staff for the following at minimum: proof of income, credit status, criminal background check, and sexual offender registry check.
  4. A home visit will be scheduled by the Homeowner Selection Committee to meet your entire family.
  5. Following the home visit, applicants are sometimes required to attend a Homeowner Selection Committee meeting for a face-to-face interview.
  6. The Board of Directors makes the final approval decision based on need, willingness to partner, and ability to pay.

Upcoming Mandatory Information Sessions

All applicants are required to attend 1 session.   

Next info session is Wednesday, January 15, 2020 at 6:00 pm

Haywood Habitat office at 331 Walnut St., Waynesville, NC (ReStore)




We Do Business in Accordance With the Federal Fair Housing Law
It is illegal to Discriminate Against Any Person Because of Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Handicap, Familial Status, or National Origin. Anyone who feels he or she has been discriminated against may file a compliant of housing discrimination:
1-800-669-9777 (Toll Free)
1-800-927-9275 (TTY)

Thank you to our generous sponsors

  • G&P Masonry