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The Application Period is Currently Closed

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Why Purchase a Home with Habitat?

The high cost of housing in the San Gabriel Valley means that homeownership is out of reach for many families. We work to create affordable homeownership opportunities so everyone can achieve strength, stability and self-reliance through shelter.

Qualified applicants accepted into our program (homebuyers) help build their own homes alongside volunteers through sweat equity and pay an affordable mortgage

Am I eligible?
1. You must demonstrate a need for housing. This means that your current living conditions are substandard or crowded.
2. You must meet the income requirements below to qualify for an affordable mortgage through our organization.
3. You must be willing to partner with us and build your own home.
4. You must meet the definition of a first-time homebuyer.

Where Could My Home Be located?

We are unable to guarantee a specific location for your future home. If you are accepted into our homeownership program, you must be willing to purchase an available home within our service area. To learn more about our geographic service area, please consult the map and the comprehensive list of cities in our service area page.

What are the Income Requirements?

You must earn between $46,000 and the maximum income listed for your household size. These limits are based on the 2020 Los Angeles County gross (before taxes) annual income figures and are subject to change.

Homeownership Program

  1. 1 Download or Pick Up a Pre-Application
  2. 2 Submit a Pre-Application
  3. 3 Pre-Applications Are Screened
  4. 4 Background Checks Performed
  5. 5 Interview and Home Visit
  6. 6 Final Selection
  7. 7 Welcome Home!

Step 01

Download or Pick Up a Pre-Application

You can download a pre-application online or go to our office at the address below to pick one up:

San Gabriel Valley Habitat for Humanity
724 E. Huntington Dr.
Monrovia, CA 91016

The application period is currently closed. Please follow us on social media or visit us frequently for future application period updates.

Step 02

Submit a Pre-Application

Once completed, please submit your pre-application by mail, in person, or by email to welcomehome@sgvhabitat.org

Step 03

Pre-Applications Are Screened

Once pre-screening of pre-applications is completed, selected qualified applicants will receive an invitation to submit a full application and complete documentation.

Step 04

Background Checks Performed

For completed full applications that move forward, a credit, criminal, background, and employment check will be administered.

Step 05

Interview and Home Visit

As part of the final process, we send a representative to visit your current home for a formal interview and assessment of living conditions.

Step 06

Final Selection

Applicants approved for the Habitat Homeownership Program are asked to sign a Partnership Agreement and begin completion of pre-purchase program requirements.

Step 07

Welcome Home!

Once your sweat equity has been completed and all mortgage paperwork has been submitted, you’ll get the keys to your new home and your brighter future!

Ready to Apply?

The application period is currently closed. Please follow us on social media or visit us frequently for future application period updates.

A Movement 30 Years in the Making

Since 1990 – volunteers, donors, and supporters like you have been part of our vision of a San Gabriel Valley region and the world where everyone has a safe and stable place to call home. See below for completed projects and exciting upcoming project updates!

Homeownership Outreach Presentation

Can’t go to one of our outreach sessions? We’ve included the presentation below for your convenience!

Have More Questions?

We’re here to help! Contact our Homeowner Services team.