NEW HOMEOWNERSHIPWith the support of community partners, donors, and volunteers, Habitat Flathead constructs new homes alongside Habitat Partner Families.
Habitat for Humanity of Flathead Valley builds homes in partnership with qualifying partner families and the community. We then sell the homes with affordable, 30-year fixed rate mortgages to partnering families and equip families with the knowledge and tools to be successful, long-term homeowners.
HOW THE PROGRAM WORKSWith the support of community partners, donors, and volunteers, Habitat Flathead constructs new homes alongside Habitat Partner Families. Our homeownership program is designed to assist low-income first-time hardworking homebuyers achieve the strength and stability of homeownership. Habitat homes are sold to partner families at no profit. In addition to a down payment and monthly mortgage payments, homeowners invest sweat equity hours building their future Habitat home and the homes of other Habitat Partner Families. The pre-approval selection of homeowners who will purchase houses from Habitat for Humanity of Flathead Valley is done by the Family Selection Committee in a way that does not discriminate because of race, color, religion, sex, handicap, familial status, sexual orientation, age, gender identity or national origin.
WHY RENT WHEN YOU CAN OWN?For over 30 years, Habitat for Humanity of Flathead Valley has been helping hardworking families achieve their dream of homeownership. We have provided more than 62 homes. As rent continues to rise, Habitat Flathead offers your family the stability of a home of your own with predictable payments to help you achieve not only the dream of homeownership but the other dreams you have for you and your family. Homeownership improves educational outcomes and health. It offers you the opportunity to be a part of a neighborhood and a community. It gives you a chance to build your savings and a financially secure future. We are there for you every step of the way to make sure you’re ready to purchase and stay in your home for many years to come.
To find out more about the qualifications and requirements for partnering with Habitat Flathead’s Affordable Homeownership Program, see Qualify and Apply.