Affordable Housing

Habitat for Humanity Canada

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Description
Provides working families and individuals with an opportunity to purchase a home by partnering with a local Habitat for Humanity.

Service offers:

  • construction of affordable homes for working class families, from single-family houses to multi-unit developments
  • no interest, no down payment mortgages for selected families
  • the opportunity for families to purchase their home through a no down payment mortgage geared to their income
  • support for families and individuals to prepare for homeownership by providing homeowner education classes, including financial literacy and budgeting to home-repair and maintenance
  • family support program offering guidance and support in all aspects of home ownerships

Affiliation: Habitat for Humanity International
Eligibility
Yes, Service targeted to families and individuals: 
  • minimum employment income of $35,000 per year (this varies based on your location)
  • maximum total household income dependent on family size
  • at least one member of your household should work full-time (35 hours per week)
  • consistent full-time work history for the past 2 years
  • do not currently own real estate
  • have lived in the city or town of application for at least two years
  • all family members are Canadian Citizens or Permanent Residents 
  • willing to volunteer 500 hours with Habitat
  • no debts in Collections
  • consumer Proposal must be in final year, considered on case-by-case basis 
  • in need of better housing
  • able to make mortgage payments
  • balance of debt and mandatory monthly payments on debt are taken into consideration
Application Process
Service Access: Registration Required, To access service:
Referral Process: No


Waiting Period: Yes,

Wait time varies. Contact for details.


Telephone
780-479-3566 (Edmonton Office)
Fax
780-479-0762 (Edmonton Office)
Web Site
https://hfh.org/
Email
habitat@hfh.org(EdmontonOffice)
Languages
English; French
Fees
Fee: No


Fee Reduction: No


Membership Fee: No


Accessibility
Wheelchair access: Yes -
Other disabled access: N/A -
Agency Information
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Last Verified On
January 23, 2024
Address
8210 Yellowhead Trail
Edmonton, AB, T5B 1G5
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Hours of Operation
Mon
09:00 AM to 04:30 PM
Tue
09:00 AM to 04:30 PM
Wed
09:00 AM to 04:30 PM
Thu
09:00 AM to 04:30 PM
Fri
09:00 AM to 04:30 PM

Closed on statutory holidays.