Applicants for a Habitat home must satisfy certain requirements in order to qualify for a Habitat home through their local Habitat affiliate. One of the requirements is that the applicant meets income and credit requirements. These limits are used to qualify families using the median income for that county.
To see if you meet the HUD income requirements in your county, please visit: http://www.huduser.org/portal/datasets/il.html
To contact the Habitat affiliate in your county about applying for a home, please visit: http://www.habitatmichigan.org/affiliates
The application process usually takes three to six months. The sweat equity requirements generally takes three to six months. From the date of orientation to the time of house closing, the entire process generally takes about a year.