WHAT DOES IT TAKE TO BE
A HABITAT HOMEOWNER?
Habitat for Humanity home ownership provides secure, affordable housing to low-income individuals or families who have been living in substandard rental units. Habitat for Humanity believes home ownership is a vital step in creating self-esteem in both families and neighborhoods, and is the best way to break successive generations of poverty.
HABITAT FOR HUMANITY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY PROGRAM
INDIVIDUALS OR FAMILIES ARE SELECTED BASED ON THE FOLLOWING:
Every Habitat affiliate follows a nondiscriminatory policy for family selection. Neither race nor religion is a factor in choosing families who receive Habitat houses. Individuals from all races, sexes, and creeds are encouraged to apply.
FOR A HOME
ALL INFORMATION GATHERED IN THE APPLICATION PROCESS IS CONSIDERED CONFIDENTIAL AND IS USED ONLY FOR OUR SELECTION PROCESS
The Family Selection Committee will process all applications. All applicants deemed qualified will be put into a lottery and the winning homeowner will be selected by this lottery process and then presented to the Habitat for Humanity Nantucket Board of Directors for final approval. The entire selection process can take between three and five months. Applicants not selected by the lottery may re-apply in the future. Applications are available from the website in English and Spanish or from the office.