There are two options for Applications
A full house build select House application
A critical home repair, Eligible for City of Alliance Ward 1 or 2 only, select Critical home repair.
A member staff or committee member will review it and determine if you should complete a full application. Prefer a printed version? Call the office at 330-823-2448 to receive a copy via mail.
If, from your survey results, we think you may qualify, we will invite you to fill out and return a full application.
Once a full application is returned to our office, a committee reviews the info and determines eligibility, and will notify you to schedule the next steps.
To find out more about applying for Habitat Homeownership, please contact the Alliance Area Habitat for Humanity office at 330.823.2448
Alliance Area Habitat for Humanity does not discriminate based on ancestry, race, color, religion, sex, disability, familial status, national origin or military status
Families are selected based on three criteria - all three criteria must be met for a family to be selected.
Need for Adequate Shelter
You must be living in substandard housing. Perhaps the house is too small (overcrowded), unsafe, unhealthy (mold, vermin), overpriced, or lacks essential functions (heat, etc)
Willingness to Partner
You must be willing to earn a minimum of 200 hours in sweat equity, attend meetings and/or classes, and treat Habitat staff and volunteers with respect. You must also be willing to buy the house from Alliance Area Habitat when it is completed.
Ability to Pay
You must have a stable, steady income that is sufficient to cover your monthly expenses and pay down any existing debt. We typically select people with incomes at 30% - 60% of the median area income. If you have declared bankruptcy, it must be discharged 2 full years before you can be approved for Habitat homeownership.