How to Apply for a Habitat for Humanity House

We are glad that you are interested in owning your own home.

Habitat for Humanity of Nacogdoches chooses its homeowners based on three criteria:

  • Need for adequate shelter
  • Ability to pay
  • Willingness to partner

(Neither race nor religion is a factor in the application process for families who are accepted into the Habitat program.)

If you can say “YES” to all of the questions below, you might qualify to purchase a Habitat home:

  1. Are you a legal resident of or worked in Nacogdoches County for at least one year? YES/NO
  2. Are you currently living in substandard housing? YES/NO
  3. Are you willing to partner with Habitat to help build your home and other Habitat homes? YES/NO
  4. Can you prove consistent, stable income for the past 24 months or more? YES/NO
  5. Will you allow Habitat to run credit, sexual offender and criminal background checks on you? YES/NO
  6. Do you earn 30%-60% of the median income of Nacogdoches Residents? YES/NO      (Please see chart below for reference.)
Family Size  30% of Median Income 60% of Median Income
1 $11,900 $23,760
2 $13,600 $27,120
3 $15,300 $30,540
4 $16,950 $33,900
5 $18,350 $36,660
6 $19,700 $39,360
7 $21,050 $42,060
8 $22,400 $44,760

If you would like to be considered for a Habitat home, please download, complete and mail the following paperwork: English or Spanish


Contact the Executive Director, Candice Hamilton