frequently asked questions
What is the mission of Habitat for Humanity Kingston Limestone Region?
How is Habitat for Humanity Funded?
What is the Habitat for Humanity ReStore?
What does Habitat for Humanity do with the mortgage payments received from homeowners?
The more homes we build, the more families we can serve!
Can a family choose their home and where it is?
Can we see the homes you are building?
How big are the homes? Can special needs be accommodated?
How does Habitat for Humanity select Families?
A volunteer committee reviews all applications and conducts a thorough screening before the Board of Directors approve the family for partnership.
When does sweat equity have to be completed?
Is there flexibility with how the 500 hours of Sweat Equity is done?
What kinds of families are eligible?
What is the largest family size allowed? Can I have my partner’s family live with us?
Can my mother/father who is living with me be included in the application?
Does the income criteria change if the family size changes in the future?
How is my income defined if I am self-employed?
Must I disclose a previous bankruptcy?
How does Habitat for Humanity consider income lost during maternity leave?
If I file an application today but my income changes, what happens?
What are my options if my application is rejected?
What does a Habitat for Humanity Home Cost?
Do you have to maintain the minimum income level each year? How does this affect my mortgage payments?
can lose your home if you are unable to pay the mortgage.
What happens if I want or need to sell the home?