Own A Home

Own A Home
Equal Housing Opportunity


To Apply with Habitat for Humanity St. Tammany West:

1. You must live or work in west St. Tammany Parish

2. Your yearly family income must fall into the range below:

Year 2016 Guidelines

Family Size

At Least

No More Than

One

$12,600

$25,200

Two

$14,400

$28,800

Three

$16,200

$32,400

Four

$18,000

$36,000

Five

$19,440

$38,880

Six

$20,880

$41,760

Seven

$22,320

$44,640

Eight

$23,760

$47,520



3. Your current housing must be:
  • Substandard– problems with heat, water, electricity or structure
  • Inadequate– not suited for a family member who has a limitation
  • Dangerous– located in unsafe or unsanitary conditions
  • Overcrowded
  • Temporary
  • Too Expensive
4. Print out and complete your Personal Profile Checklist and your Personal Profile Form. Once complete, call the Homeownership Center for an appointment or for more information.

To afford a Habitat Home, we must determine that:

1. Your income is steady and stable over time
2. Income will allow you to save for closing costs
3. You can afford the monthly mortgage payments along with your other debts
4. Your credit report and current debts show satisfactory payment history. If you have credit problems, help is available. Contact us for more information.

To apply with Habitat or other affordable housing programs, contact the STHOC at 893-3172 ext 225 or 227.