Applications are now being accepted for 2021!
To learn how you can apply, please read below or call 419-353-5430 ext. 103.
Apply to own a Habitat home
Habitat for Humanity of Wood County Ohio builds decent and affordable houses for individuals and families in need. We work with professional builders, contractors, volunteers and future homeowners (beneficiaries) to build Energy Star rated homes throughout Wood County:
- From Northwood and Rossford down to North Baltimore
- From Grand Rapids clear across to Bradner
We aim to meet the needs of individuals and families throughout Wood County and welcome your support to help us build quality homes.
Future Homeowner & Sweat Equity
Future homeowners (one or more persons living in the same household) must contribute “sweat equity” (volunteer hours spent helping with the construction of their home).
- 250 hours minimum per applicant
Future homeowners must attend a monthly homeowner workshop program and complete Financial Peace University. Workshop hours count towards the sweat equity requirement.
Habitat homes generally follow an open plan with a combined dining/kitchen space. When possible, Habitat works with the future homeowners to offer choices for carpet, vinyl, countertop, siding, and shingle colors.
Basic House Description
- Whirlpool refrigerator and stove
- Central AC, Energy Star furnace and water heater
- Washer and dryer are not included
- 1.5 bathrooms
- 8x10 shed
- 1180 square feet: 3 bedrooms
- 1280 square feet: 4 bedrooms
- Bedroom size is approximately 100 square feet
- Crawl space (no basements)
- Driveway (no garage)
- Basic landscaping
"The Federal Equal Credit Opportunity Act prohibits creditors from discriminating against credit applicants on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, marital status, age (providing the applicant has the capacity to enter into a binding contract); because the applicant’s income derives from any public assistance program; or because the applicant has in good faith exercised any right under the Consumer Credit Protection Act. The federal agency that administers compliance with this law: Federal Trade Commission, Equal Credit Opportunity, Washington, D.C. 20580"