Everyone deserves a place to call home.
Our future homeowners share one common goal: stability through homeownership.
They’re willing to work hard for it, often juggling family life, full-time jobs, schooling and more in addition to meeting Habitat Orlando & Osceola’s homeownership requirements.
Ownership extends to the process as well as the house with Habitat. We want to ensure our homeowners are deeply invested in their homes, so we ask that they partner with us. They do this in part by attending homeownership classes and volunteering through sweat equity.
A safe, affordable, comfortable home awaits them at the end of this journey. Besides shelter, our homes often bring the stability needed for our homeowners and their families to invest in their education, health, and more.
How can I become a homeowner?
Habitat for Humanity Greater Orlando & Osceola County builds and repairs affordable homes for low-income individuals and families who demonstrate a housing need. Applicants’ willingness to partner with us and ability to pay a mortgage are also considered.
When Shawntae first applied for homeownership with Habitat for Humanity Greater Orlando & Osceola County, the single mom was working two jobs to afford her apartment – and had been pursuing her bachelor’s degree in education for about 5 years. Life for the mother...
Editor's note: This story was published earlier this year, before Carol was selected as one of our Builders Blitz homeowners. Carol's home will be constructed during the 2020 Builders Blitz by Park Square Homes, one of six local builders who will each construct a home...
As we celebrate the beginning of a new year (and a new decade!), we’re taking a look back at some of the milestone moments and accomplishments of 2019.
“Anything you set your mind to, you can do it,” Wanda said. That attitude has persisted throughout her life.
Owning a home has far-reaching effects on a family. Homeownership frees families from housing insecurity due to increasing rent or the threat of eviction. Once shelter is no longer in question, people can focus on fulfilling other needs such as higher education,...
Future homeowner Yosmarily looks forward to making their home an accessible space.