Qualifying for a Habitat Home
Prospective Habitat homeowners are selected based upon the following criteria:
- Must demonstrate need for home ownership.
- Must show ability to pay the mortgage payments to Habitat for Humanity of Pitt County. Houses are financed at 0% interest and sold to families at actual cost.
- Must be willing to partner with Habitat for Humanity of Pitt County through working on Habitat houses with "sweat equity" (300 hours of their own labor).
About Our Homes
They are simple, affordable and decent homes built for lower income families to purchase. Habitat for Humanity of Pitt County offers 2, 3, 4 & 5 bedroom homes that include a refrigerator, stove, oven, central heat/air conditioning, washer, dryer, ceiling fans and a one-year home warranty. Homes are constructed and paid for through volunteer labor, donations, gifts in kind and sponsorships.