Habitat for Humanity accepting homebuyer eligibility forms

Published 10:29 pm Saturday, February 7, 2009

Habitat for Humanity of South Hampton Roads (Habitat SHR) is seeking qualified families to help build and buy affordable Habitat homes that will be built in 2009-2010. Eligibility forms are available through March 31.

Eligibility forms may be downloaded from the Habitat SHR Web site at www.shrhabitat.org or picked up from the Habitat SHR office at 900 Tidewater Drive, Norfolk, VA 23504, Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Interested families/individuals must fill out and return completed eligibility forms with required documentation and the processing fee of $12 to $24. Please contact the director of family services at 640-0590 or family_services@shrhabitat.org for more information.

Habitat for Humanity of South Hampton Roads serves the community by eliminating substandard housing and providing an opportunity of homeownership for qualified low-income families. Through volunteer labor and donations of money and materials, Habitat builds houses with the homebuyer’s help. Habitat houses are then sold to selected families at no profit and financed with affordable, no–interest loans. Habitat for Humanity of South Hampton Roads serves Chesapeake, Norfolk, Portsmouth, Suffolk, Virginia Beach, and Isle of Wight County.

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If you are interested in making a financial donation or a donation of services, please contact Habitat for Humanity of South Hampton Roads, Inc., 640-0590 or shrhabitat@verizon.net.