We Believe In You

At Habitat for Humanity of Dubois County we believe it is a basic human right that everyone has access to safe, stable, and affordable housing. We want to help you build a better life for you and your family that will last generations. Side by side we will help you build a new home and help you learn the needed skills to become a successful homeowner. Becoming a homeowner is hard work but with some help from volunteers and donors, we can build a stronger future together.

Our 2019 application process is currently closed. Check back here, or watch our Facebook page for open application announcements.

Become a Habitat Homeowner

Are you interested in owning your own home? Home ownership may be possible with Habitat for Humanity of Dubois County. If you answer yes to the following questions, you may qualify.

Ability to Pay

  • I can afford to pay approximately $450 a month with an affordable zero-percent APR mortgage. The sales price of the home is based on the apprised value of the home.

  • I have no judgement or collections, or I have the ability to resolve judgments or collections

  • I have not had a bankruptcy, or the bankruptcy filing has been discharged for more than two years

  • My household income does not exceed 60% of the area median income based on the number of people living in my household. See the chart below for our 2019 income guidelines.

2019 Income Guidelines

Family Size Minimum Income Maximum Income

1 $12,631 $29,916

2 $13,961 $33,240

3 $15,290 $36,563

4 $16,620 $39,887

5 $17,949 $42,547

6 $19,279 $45,206

7 $20,608 $47,865

8 $21,938 $50,524

Need for Housing

  • I currently do not qualify for traditional financing from a bank.

  • My current living situation is overcrowded.

  • I am currently overburdened by the cost of rent.

  • I currently live in Dubois County.

Willingness to Partner

  • I am willing to volunteer at least 300 sweat equity hours on my home and the homes of others.

  • I am willing to attend homeowner workshops.

*Payments and qualifications are subject to change.

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Habitat for Humanity of Dubois County provides equal housing opportunities for all, and ensures fair and equal access to its programs and services regardless of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, familial status, disability, marital status, ancestry, sexual orientation, source of income, or other characteristics protected by law.