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Habitat to Host Homeownership Program Orientations in March
Kalamazoo Valley Habitat for Humanity (Habitat) will host three orientation meetings on its affordable homeownership program in March. The sessions will be held on Tuesday, March 28, 6:30-7:30 p.m. at the Oakwood Neighborhood Association, 3320 Laird Ave., Kalamazoo, Wednesday, March 29, 6:00-7:00 p.m. at the Edison Neighborhood Association, 816 Washington Ave., Kalamazoo, and on Thursday, March 30, 6:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m. at the Eastside Neighborhood Association, 1301 E. Main St., Kalamazoo. The informational, 60-minute session outlines Habitat’s affordable homeownership program and application process. The sessions are free and open to the public and designed for adult participants only. Child care is not provided. To reserve a spot, individuals may call: 269-344-2443, ext. 211. Anyone who needs special accommodations to participate in the session or requires a translator is asked to call in advance.
Kalamazoo Valley Habitat for Humanity will open the application cycle for the homeownership program April 3, 2017. Contact the Habitat office, 1126 Gull Road, Kalamazoo, 269-344-2443 to request an application packet,
Kalamazoo Valley Habitat for Humanity builds 4-5 decent, affordable homes each year in partnership with qualified future homeowners. Habitat builds and rehabilitates homes in locations where future homeowners, volunteers, affordable lots and/or rehab-able homes, and funding are available. Habitat sells its homes without profit and provides an affordable mortgage. Qualified applicants must need better housing, be able to repay the mortgage Habitat provides, and be willing to partner with Habitat to complete the program requirements. Applicants also must meet income guidelines determined annually by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. More detailed information can be viewed at www.habitatkalamazoo.org. Information packets can be requested by contacting the Habitat office, 1126 Gull Road, Kalamazoo, 269-344-2443.
Habitat welcomes the participation of all people, and will not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, ethnic or religious background, age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital or familial status, weight, disability, veteran status, or any other class protected by law in accordance with all federal and state laws.